• Nathanael Greene Monument

    Guilford Courthouse

    National Military Park North Carolina

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  • New Operating Hours Effective October 6, 2013

    Beginning October 6, 2013 the Battlefield Visitor Center will be open 8:30 am-5:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday. The facility will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day.

Operating Hours & Seasons



Battlefield Visitor Center

The Battlefield Visitor Center is open 8:30 am-5:00 pm, 7 days per week through October 5, 2013

Beginning October 6, 2013 the Battlefield Visitor Center will be open 8:30 am-5:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday. The facility will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day.

Phone

(336) 288-1776

Location

The park visitor center and park headquarters are located near the park entrance on New Garden Road (2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410).

Tour Road

The tour road is open 8:30 am-5:00 pm, 7 days per week through October 5, 2013 for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians.

Beginning October 6, 2013 the tour road will be open 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Saturday. The tour road will be closed on Sundays and federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day.

Tour Road Comfort Station

The comfort station on the tour road at stop #6 is open 8:30 am-5:00 pm, 7 days per week. The comfort station will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.


Exhibits

Twenty-eight monuments within the park honor Revolutionary soldiers, statesmen, heroes, and heroines. William Hooper and John Penn, two of North Carolina's three signers of the Declaration of Independence, are buried under the Signers' Monument. A large equestrian statue of General Nathanael Greene dominates the monument honoring the soldiers of the Southern Army and its leader.

Available Facilities

Begin your park visit at the visitor center. Here, you will find information on the park and the battle. Rangers or volunteers at the information desk are glad to help you with answers and assistance. Primary facilities in the visitor center are a thirty-two minute live-action theater film, "Another Such Victory" (shown on the hour); a ten-minute animated Battle Map Program explaining the tactics of the battle (shown on the :15 and :45 of the hour); and colorful museum exhibits combining informative text with original artifacts and weaponry. A twenty-minute tactile Battle Map program is available to any sight-impaired visitor. Also in the visitor center is a bookstore (operated by Eastern National) offering visitors over 600 publications and theme-related items for sale on the battle and the Revolutionary War. A narrated automobile tour of the battlefield on CD is also available for sale. Bookstore hours are the same as the visitor center.

Colonial Heritage Center

The Colonial Heritage Center visitor center is now permanently closed. Park grounds and exterior restrooms are open year round from 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Saturday. The park grounds and restrooms will be closed on Sundays and federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day. The Colonial Heritage Center is located at 2200 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410.

Nathanael Greene Library

The Library is open to the public by appointment only and subject to the availability of staff.The library will be closed on all federal holidays. Click here for library information and policies.

Did You Know?

Andrew Jackson

Two future Presidents of the United States have also visited the Guilford Court House battlefield? CIA Chief George H.W.Bush visited in March 1976 and young lawyer Andrew Jackson lived on or near the battlefield in 1787-1788 and practiced law in the Guilford Court House.