Greensboro, North Carolina

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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Attractions in Greensboro, North Carolina

Amusements

  • Celebration Station
    4315 Big Tree Way, Greensboro, NC 27409
    336-316-0606, The whole family will be entertained at this amusement center that includes a miniature golf course, go-carts, water bumper boats, arcade games, batting cages, and two... more info  map

  • Glow Golf
    410 Four Seasons Town Centre, Greensboro, NC 27407
    336-854-0804, Glow in the dark miniature golf inside Four Seasons Town Centre. Located on the 2nd floor by the Ruby Tuesday entrance, this is a family friendly environment. They have... more info  map

  • Greensboro Children's Museum
    220 North Church Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    336-574-2898, An exciting and colorful children's museum that is filled with many different hands-on exhibits and activities that educate children by utilizing fun activities. more info  map

  • Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park
    200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    336-373-2712, An architectural showplace that is home to 15 visual and performing arts organizations plus features five art galleries, a sculpture garden, an outdoor amphitheater,... more info  map

  • Greensboro Millennium Gate
    220 South Greene Street, Greensboro, NCLocated in Phill G. McDonald Plaza
    Scuplture Jim Gallucci and several artisans have created 106 icons that represent great ideas, inventions, people, and events that have made a great difference in the... more info  map

  • O Henry Statues
    Downtown Greensboro
    336-373-2043, This outdoor, three piece sculpture group honors Greensboro's best known writer, William Sydney Porter, known as O. Henry, and features a statue of the author, a large... more info  map

  • Wet 'N Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park
    3910 South Holden Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
    336-852-9721, "America's most exhilarating water park," this is the largest waterpark in the Carolinas with over 35 rides and attractions on site including drop slides, enclosed... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Blandwood Mansion
    447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    336-272-5003, The former home of Governor John Motley Morehead, this beautiful mansion is surrounded by four acres of beautiful gardens. The main structure, an Italianate mansion, was... more info  map

  • Castle McCulloch
    3925 Kivett Drive, Greensboro, NC 27282
    Jamestown
    336-887-5413, This restored gold refinery is constructed like an authentic medieval castle, complete with three foot thick walls, a 70-foot tower, a drawbridge, and a moat. The castle... more info  map

  • Chinqua-Penn Plantation
    295 Wentworth Street, Greensboro, NC 27375
    Reidsville
    336.349.4576, Magnificent 22 acre plantation estate that was built by tobacco and utility magnates Jeff and Betsy Penn and reflects a lifestyle of world travel and art collecting. The... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • A & T Four Statue
    North Carolina A & T University Campus, Greensboro, NC 27411
    Located in front of the Dudley Building
    336-334-7583, On February 1, 1960 four African American men carried out a lunch counter sit-in at the F.W. Woolworth Co.'s segregated lunch counter. This statue was designed to... more info  map

  • Guilford County Veterans Memorial
    Located in Country Park
    The Guilford County Veterans Memorial honors the men and women, both on the homefront and battlefield, who sacrificed so much for the United States during the conflicts... more info

  • Mendenhall Plantation
    603 West Main Street, Greensboro, NC 27282
    Jamestown
    336-454-3819, A beautiful early 19th century Quaker plantation that includes many unique, historic out buildings, as well as a museum and one of two existing false-bottom wagons used... more info  map

  • Old Mill of Guilford
    1340 NC Highway 68 North, Greensboro, NC 27310
    Oak Ridge
    336-643-4783, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 18th century gristmill still produces stone-ground cornmeal, grits, and other interesting mixes. Visitors can... more info  map

  • Tannenbaum Historic Park
    2200 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
    336-545-5315, This park utilizes hands-on exhibits and living history presentations to depict a vivid picture of everyday life in North Carolina's backcountry during the late 18th... more info  map

  • Walkway of History
    South Elm Street at February One Place
    336-274-2282, These sidewalk markers chronicle six chapters in local African-American history ranging from the first fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad through the first... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Thomas F. Holgate Library
    900 East Washington Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    Bennett College for Women
    336-517-2139, Erected in 1939, this 16,000 square foot library is features the works of painter Varnette Honeywood and is also a fine research facility that houses a reference room,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • African American Atelier
    200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    Greensboro Cultural Center
    336-333-6885, Dedicated to promoting awareness of the African-American culture and history of North Carolina, this gallery showcases original artwork by local, regional, and national... more info  map

  • Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
    6136 Burlington Road, Highway 70, Greensboro, NC 27342
    Historic Palmer Memorial Institute
    336-449-4846, The museum is a historic site at the former Palmer Memorial Institute, a preparatory school established in 1902 by Charlotte Hawkins Brown, a noted African American... more info  map

  • Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art
    200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    336-333-7460, This upscale visual arts center and gallery features changing exhibitions by North Carolina artists and offers a variety of educational programs for children and adults. more info  map

  • Greensboro Artists' League Gallery & Gift Shop
    200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    336-333-7585, This art league promotes visual arts and artists in the Piedmont Triad by offering changing exhibitions of local and regional art, as well as workshops for artists and... more info  map

  • Greensboro Historical Museum
    130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
    336-373-2043, Discover the history of the area and the Piedmont people at this historical museum that features 12 unique galleries and two American History restored homes. A world... more info  map

  • Guilford College Art Gallery
    5800 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410
    Hege Library, Guilford College
    336-316-2438, View rotating selections from the college's wide ranging permanent collection of original fine art and crafts while visiting this gallery that also features occasional... more info  map

  • Guilford Native American Art Gallery
    200 North Davie Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park
    336-273-6605, This gallery promotes, exhibits, and sells traditional and contemporary art by Native Americans. Exhibits include art works in a wide variety of media that provide a... more info  map

  • H. Clinton Taylor Art Gallery
    1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    Dudley Memorial Building
    336-334-3209, Established in 1956, this gallery showcases world art with a special emphasis on the cultures and peoples within the community, with its primary focus being the art work... more info  map

  • International Civil Rights Center & Museum
    134 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    Located in Downtown Greensboro
    336-274-9199, "An archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights." Housed in the renovated 1929 Woolworth... more info  map

  • Irene Cullis Gallery
    815 West Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    Cowan Building, Greensboro College Campus
    336-272-7102, This college art gallery features six exhibits annually that include the works of students, professors, and regional contemporary artists.  more info  map

  • Mattye Reed African Heritage Center
    1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411
    Dudley Building, North Carolina A&T University
    336-334-3209, Housing the nation's largest collection of African art and artifacts, this museum offers tours and lectures that are meant to educate people in the accomplishments,... more info  map

  • North Carolina Pottery Center
    250 East Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27341
    Seagrove
    336-873-8430, See exhibits of North Carolina pottery and related activities from prehistoric Native American times to the present at this pottery center that promotes awareness of the... more info  map

  • Richard Petty Museum
    142 West Academy Street, Randleman, NC 27317
    336-495-1143, Honoring the seven time Winston Cup Series champion, this unique museum highlights Petty's 35 year career and includes race cards, awards, and photographs. A gift shop... more info  map

  • University Galleries
    1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411
    Located in the Dudley Building in A & T
    336-334-3209, Stories of the African Diaspora are featured on different types of media, including canvas, textiles, sculpture, music, and personal possessions, at the University... more info  map

  • Weatherspoon Art Museum
    500 Tate Street, Greensboro, NC 27412
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    336-334-5770, An ever-growing permanent collection that focuses on American art from the turn-of-the-century to the present is exhibited at this museum that also features changing and... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
    2332 New Gardens Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
    336-288-1776, Featuring over 200 acres of historic ground and 28 monuments, this national park honors the site of one of the most pivotal battles of the American Revolutionary War. A... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Barber Park
    1500 Dans Road, Greensboro, NC 27401
    336-373-5892, This 109-acre park features a one-mile, multiple-use trail, picnic shelters, a baseball stadium, an outdoor amphitheater, indoor tennis and basketball complex, and an... more info  map

  • Bicentennial Garden
    Hobbs Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
    Between Market Street & Friendly Avenue
    336-297-2824, A Greensboro favorite, this beautiful garden features paved walkways that allows you to view the variety of seasonal and annual flowers, plants, and shrubs that fill the... more info  map

  • Bog Garden
    Hobbs Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
    Between Market Street & Friendly Avenue
    336-297-2824, The natural beauty of this swampy area has been developed into a striking exhibit that features a half-mile elevated wooden walkway providing easy access through the... more info  map

  • Bryan Park Complex
    6275 Bryan Park Road, Greensboro, NC 27214
    336-375-2222, Located by scenic Lake Townsend, this wonderful park offers 36 holes of championship golf, as well as golf instruction, golf training and practice areas, a pro shop, a... more info  map

  • Bur-Mil Park
    5834 Bur-Mil Club Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
    336-373-3800, Adjacent to scenic Lake Brandt, this beautiful 250 acre park includes a club house, a driving range, ponds for fishing, a golf course, tennis and volleyball courts,... more info  map

  • Country Park
    3902 Nathanael Greene Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408
    336-373-3648, This park offers two stocked fishing lakes, pedal boats, two playgrounds, picnic shelters and trails for jogging, hiking and bicycling. A variety of events are hosted... more info  map

  • Greensboro Arboretum
    Near Wendover Avenue at West Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    Lindley Park
    336-297-4162, This arboretum is nestled on a 17 acre portion of the scenic Lindley Park and includes nine labeled plant collections and special garden displays consisting of species... more info  map

  • Greensboro Jaycee Park
    Off Pisgah Church Road on Forest Lawn Drive
    336-545-5310, A variety of sports facilities are available within this park including the Stoner-White Stadium, the Spec Evatt Field for baseball, two volleyball and badminton courts,... more info  map

  • Hagan-Stone Park
    5920 Hagan-Stone Park Road, Greensboro, NC 27313
    Pleasant Garden
    336-674-0472, This 409 acre park is a beautiful wildlife refuge, outdoor recreational facility, and campground that features eight miles of trails for walking, biking, hiking, and the... more info  map

  • Oka T. Hester Park
    3615 Deutzia Street, Greensboro, NC 27407
    336-218-8317, A lake that is well stocked for fishing is located at this park that also features lighted soccer and football fields, lighted tennis courts, a fitness trail and picnic... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Natural Science Center
    4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
    336-288-3769, This hands-on museum features a zoo, an aquarium, a planetarium, educational programs, and an educational gift shop. Visitors can roam through a Dinosaur Gallery, see... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Benbow Reproductions Manufacturers Tour
    4321 South Elm-Eugene Street, Greensboro, NC 27405
    336-370-4184, On this tour, visitors can follow the production of handmade, solid wood reproduction Colonial furniture through the stages from raw lumber to perfect showroom displays. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Grove Winery
    7360 Brooks Bridge Road, Gibsonville, NC 27249
    336-584-4060, Guilford County winery open daily for tours and tastings. more info

  

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