Rainy Days in Greensboro

posted on September 28, 2020 by Amy Scott

**Note that at time of publication COVID-19 is still affecting operations of businesses, please review and plan ahead as hours can change.***

Find happiness in the rain.

Rain doesn't have to stop your adventures in Greensboro. If the rain brings you inside there are plenty of spots to explore. So grab your umbrella.


  • Greensboro History Museum
  • Greensboro Children's Museum
  • Weatherspoon Art Museum

  • Greensboro Science Center
    Greensboro Science Center

Rain or Shine our museums include some of the best ways to be indoors.

Greensboro History Museum

Take a step into history of Greensboro, North Carolina. Featuring exhibits such as "Pieces of Now: Murals, Masks, Community Stories and Conversations" showcases history now. Staple exhibits "Voices of the City", "Welcome to the Gate City" and Dolley Madison Dress. Free, Donations Accepted.

Address: 130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401

Phone: (336) 373-2043

Greensboro Science Center

Explore an aquarium, a zoo, a natural museum and so much more all in one location. Offering plenty of experience you have to see, two-headed turtle, red pandas and fishing cats. Plus Freshwater and saltwater aquariums full of fish. It's walking distance from the Science Center is the all new indoor Greensboro Rotary Carousel.

Address: 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455

Phone: 336-288-3769 Address:

Weatherspoon Art Museum

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets modern and contemporary art focusing on American Art. Explore six galleries that showcase different themes in art and change frequently throughout the year. Free, Donations Accepted.  

Address: 500 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412

Phone:  (336) 334-5770

Greensboro Children's Museum

Play at the Greensboro Children's Museum (GCM) . The GCM s a hands-on, interactive museum designed to inspire learning through play in a fun, energetic and safe environment for children. The museum includes over 20 permanent hands-on exhibits including “Our Town," "Transportation, " and "Water Works."  

Address: 220 N Church St, Greensboro, NC 27401

Phone: (336) 574-2898

Pictured L: Crooked Tail Cat Cafe R: Vida Pour Tea

Pictured Left: Crooked Tail Cat Cafe Right: Vida Pour Tea

Coffee Shops

Warm up to fresh local coffee and tea. Below are two of our most unique options.

Crooked Tail Cat Cafe

Enjoy a warm beverage in a room full of adoptable cats and kittens. Book time for your visit and enjoy the socializing with felines. This Cat Cafe features local art, and cat theme accessories available to purchase along with coffee, tea and alcohol. They also host numerous events, such as Kitty Yoga and Movie Nights.

Address: 604 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27406

Phone: (336) 550-4024

Vida Pour Tea

Greensboro's local tea shop. Serving organic, fair trade tea, kombucha and tea ware. Located on Historic State Street. This cozy shop features gluten-free baked goods from area shops. Stop in and allow Vida Pour Tea to custom-craft a special tea for your current mood or needs for the day. 

Address: 412 State St, Greensboro, NC 27405

Phone: (336) 609-4207

Learn more about our local shops here.

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