Visiting The Museum
Our permanent exhibition Moton School Story: Children of Courage and the Moton Bookstore will reopen to the public beginning June 30, 2020, at 12 p.m. We will continue to adhere to our normal operating hours of Monday-Saturday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. We will also continue to suspend facility rentals through August 30, 2020, as we further evaluate this important part of our operations. Learn more about our new health and safety measures.
12 - 4 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
Knowing Our History to Strengthen Civic Engagement
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
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