Visiting The Museum
Moton Thanksgiving Holiday
The Moton Museum will be closed November 25 – 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. We look forward to reopening to the public on November 30 at 12 p.m. Learn more about planning your visit to Moton and 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