Things To Do
The Battlefield Visitor Center is open 8:30 am-5:00 pm, 7 days per week Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.
The Battlefield Visitor Center will be open 8:30 am-5:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday at all other times during the year. The facility will be closed on all federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day.
. Phone (336) 288-1776
The park visitor center and park headquarters are located near the park entrance on New Garden Road (2332 New Garden Road).
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.
Did You Know?
The best known African American soldiers at the Battle of Guilford Court House were Corporal Thomas Carney, who fought in the battle with the veteran First Maryland Regiment, and Andrew Furgison, who escaped from servitude with the British and fought in a Virginia militia unit.