Local Spotlight: Greensboro Children’s Museum

Greensboro Children's Museum

The Greensboro Children’s Museum isn’t just for kids! Though your child will have a wonderful time learning, exploring, and playing, parents and teens also have a fun time ahead of them. If you decide to make a trip to this marvelous museum, here’s all you need to know!

What is the Greensboro Children’s Museum?

If you take care of children, you know how hard it can be to find a place to take your little one. After all, kids are curious! Fortunately, there’s a place you can go where touching the exhibits is totally welcome. Learning and fun are the name of the game at the Greensboro Children’s Museum. It features classes, outdoor exhibits, an edible garden, and more. This amazing local treasure has been there to help kids grow and learn since 1999!

What can I find at the Greensboro Children’s Museum?

The Greensboro Children’s Museum is worth a visit—or two—or three! Over the past two decades, it’s grown quite a bit. Currently, it features exhibits and programs like:

  • A rock-climbing wall;
  • An edible schoolyard garden;
  • Water stations, with a drying area included;
  • Nonie’s House, a 1930’s Fisher Park replica home;
  • Story time;
  • A kid-sized train;
  • An outdoor rope plaza, where children can explore;
  • A health center, where your child can pretend to be a doctor, nurse, or dentist;
  • A play area built specifically for toddlers; and
  • An art studio.

Visiting Details

Making wonderful memories is as easy making a trip to the Greensboro Children’s Museum! Ready to explore? It’s located at 220 N. Church St. in Downtown Greensboro. The doors are open Tuesday, through Thursday and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday mornings are open for members only, and the museum is closed on Monday afternoons.

Don’t forget your tickets! Children younger than a year old get in for free, while those aged 1 to 59 get in for $10, and those 60 and older get in for $9.


Gaining knowledge and having a great time are one and the same at the Greensboro Children’s Museum. Your child will have the space to run around and explore his or her natural curiosity at the many interactive exhibits—and you’ll have a nice time too.

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