Visiting The Museum
Inclement Weather Notice
Due to inclement weather and the potential for icy roads, the Moton Museum will be closed Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19, 2021.
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
College Behind Bars: A Documentary Film
Thursday, February 25, 2021
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Moton Author Series: An Evening with Dr. Alfred L. Cobbs
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
06:00 PM to 07:30 PMLearn More
Dr. C.G. Gordon Moss Lecture: Featuring Dr. Dwana Waugh
Thursday, March 18, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:30 PMLearn More
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