Over seventy years ago, in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American athlete to play in the World Series, having famously broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball earlier in the year.
Experience The Nation We Build Together, with signature exhibitions and interactive experiences in our newly renovated second floor west wing.
Centered on the ideas and ideals of America, the exhibitions – American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith; Many Voices, One Nation; Religion in Early America; and Within These Walls – provide an impactful look into the context of the country’s founding and its evolution today. In Unity Square, visitors will find a new level of public engagement with hands-on activities and theater programs that include a spotlight on one of the Museum’s national treasures, the Greensboro Lunch Counter.
- George Washington Statue and the Nation We Build Together Gateway
- The Linda and Pete Claussen Hall of Democracy, featuring American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
- The Hall of the American People, featuring Many Voices, One Nation
- The Nicholas F. and Eugenia Taubman Gallery, featuring Religion in Early America (inaugural temporary exhibition)
- Within These Walls
- Wallace H. Coulter Unity Square, featuring the Greensboro Lunch Counter and hands-on “American Experiments” stations
- An audio tour rental guide, with colorful narration from our curators and other thought leaders including Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell.
- On view for a limited time, a nine-foot-tall LEGO Statue of Liberty