Rich history served fresh daily
The destination when you’re ready to savor the past
When it comes to times past, our city is full of flavor. There is no better place to discover the dramatic role Greensboro has played in America’s history than at the Greensboro Historical Museum!
Voices of a City is full of tantalizing tales from some of Greensboro’s passionate past and present residents. Hear from those who came before us, from those who fought and from our latest newcomers who bring the flavor of their homelands to the city they now call home.
Visit Welcome to the Gate City! and see Greensboro as the railroad transformed our community from a turn of the 20th century town to a Southern city on the rise, poised to make a national impact.
See and feel our Civil War struggle Through Collectors’ Eyes: Treasures of the Civil War. This display of the craftsmanship of the Confederacy features artwork, artifacts and 150 firearms donated by John and Isabelle Murphy.
Turn your heart to home and hearth with the tasteful miniature rooms created by Otto Zenke in the formative years of his career as an interior designer, each featuring the signature style that earned Zenke a national client list.
Experience the essence of the colonies when you meet one of Greensboro’s founding families in David and Rachel Caldwell: Their Lives and Legacy at the David and Rachel Caldwell Historical Center.
We do more than just whet your appetite for history. We offer new insights and learning opportunities every day!