If you're a history lover, DealChicken's got you covered. Experience America's civil rights movement up close with a trip to The International Civil Rights Center and Museum, site of the non-violent protest where four African-American freshmen refused to leave a "whites-only" lunch counter. This is where it started, a movement that spread with sit-ins in 55 cities in 13 states. Explore the history of the movement with audio/video narratives in The Battlegrounds exhibit and view the "And Still I Rise!" movie tribute to the artists and gifted athletes who broke color barriers. Learn about history on a fun and educational family outing to the museum.
The International Civil Rights Center and Museum is located on Elm Street in Greensboro. Summer hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and closed on Sundays.
$10 for two adult tickets ($20 value)
$6 for two kids tickets ($12 value)
On February 1, 1960, four African American freshmen sat down at the "whites only" lunch counter and ignited America's sit-in movement. The original portion of the lunch counter and stools has never been moved from its original position. Come check out this exciting piece of history.
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum
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