GREENSBORO HISTORICAL MUSEUM
130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401 Directions
'Greensboro Historical Museum' is a 501(c)(3) organization, a perfect place to buy souvenirs and gifts, showcasing Greensboro's history and traditions. Its people and industries, and how the past of their city has influenced and represents their state's past. All proceeds from the selling of items in the museum shop will benefit the Greensboro Historical Museum's programs and educational efforts. The museum presents the compelling past of Greensboro through diverse collections, involving exhibitions, educational programs, and civic discourse. It has more than 17,000 square feet of stories, named the Greensboro Museum of History. Tourists can enter the homes of the historic Christian Isley House and Francis McNairy House from the 18th and 19th centuries. It affords free admission.
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447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 Directions
Blandwood Mansion is one of the largest historic residences in America. Initially built in 1795; All tours are guided by trained teachers who will take you through the recreated main building, such as the section of the farmhouse from 1795. Blandwood is the earliest holding example of American Italianate architecture. The house offers a surprisingly complete ensemble of 19th-century sculpture, architecture, furnishings, and landscape to the tourists. The three acres of land boasts the most significant green space in downtown. It provides a special events center, a library of preservation resources, an annual tour of historic homes, and advocacy for the community. It explores Blandwood as an outstanding collection that documents a century of rapid technological change.
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WEATHERSPOON ART MUSEUM
500 Tate Street, Greensboro, NC 27412 Directions
Weatherspoon Art Museum has grown from a museum for university teaching to a thoroughly professional museum that is known nationally for its outstanding holdings and diverse display program. Weatherspoon has six exhibitions and a courtyard for sculptures with an exhibition area of over 17,000 square feet. The museum attracts a broad audience of more than 32,000 visitors per year, including students, faculty, and staff from UNCG. Tourists from all over the town, country, and nation, and a further 24,000 students are taking art history classes in the school. It gives tourists a chance to directly see and learn from outstanding examples of modern and contemporary art. It has a collection totaling approximately 6,000 pieces, and the group represents all major art movements from the early 20th century onward. The educational programs offered by the museum include docent-led tours, gallery discussions, and lectures. It presents free admission & parking.
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