Visiting The Museum
Our permanent exhibition Moton School Story: Children of Courage and the Moton Bookstore have both reopened to the public. Our normal operating hours are Monday-Saturday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Facility rentals continue to be suspended indefinitely. Learn more about our health and safety measures.
Noon-4:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday
Also by appointment
Farmville, VA 23901
Admission is free for the general public.
School & Group Tours
To schedule a guided tour for a group of 5 or more, we ask that you contact museum staff in advance using the information available at the link below.Plan Your Visit
About The Museum
[The 1951 Moton Student Strike] marked the start of the modern civil rights movement . . . [and] forever changed the landscape of American education.
Farmville, Virginia’s former Robert Russa Moton High School, now a National Historic Landmark and museum, is the birthplace of America’s student-led civil rights revolution.Mission & Vision Board & Council
Rent The Museum
Host your event at Virginia’s civil rights National Historic Landmark.
The Moton Museum offers a fully restored historic space that is available to rent for private, public and non-profit functions.
Our multi-purpose auditorium can accommodate up to 200 guests theatre style, and 100 guests banquet style, with a variety of A/V set-up options.Learn About Renting