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We stumbled upon this museum and are so glad we did! What a powerful story -- the museum does an excellent job of telling the story of the student strike and putting it in the context of the broader civil rights struggle. We are SO...More
If you've never been its something truly remarkable to see. A lot to read and digest. It helps to take pictures and notes to enjoy the whole history experience. Being a black female it's truly an eye opening experience about what went on during this...More
Went to Farmville to explore today....what a joy to spend time at The Moton Museum! We were the only ones there and could really take our time. The video is amazing and really sets the tone...we learned sooo much! You know something hits you when...More
I just adored this museum. The presentation in the auditorium was interesting and a unique way to present the information. The actual museum was well thought out and very well developed and designed. A great way to present a difficult topic. I can't wait to...More
I brought my daughter and two friends of hers, all middle school aged, to this museum while in the area camping. The museum is wonderful. It presents the complete story of this important part of the fight for civil rights, starting with the conditions in...More
We had a mini sorority reunion and signed up to go to this museum. It was incredible. Although i knew Prince Edward Count had closed its schools rather than segregate, I didn't realize the whole back story, including the courage and determination of the students...More
Though a longtime resident, touring this museum always brings a tear to my eye about what friends and neighbors had to endure due to the foolish, wicked stubborness of a few. A great education about a key story in the struggle for civil rights.
We drove to Farmville after visiting nearby Appomatox to learn more about the history of civil rights in the US. The museum is in an old school building. We were very fortunate that the docent had grown up in Farmville and lived there now. She...More
This museum uses the old school house to tell the story of some remarkable young African-Americans who would not settle for the school conditions they were forced into. Amazing that this happened in 1951 years before anyone thought about civil rights in the US. Excellent...More
Was a very good History lesson. I enjoyed it so much I went back a second time. I recommend this museum to school age children to the Senior Citizens and all other. It will enlighten you in areas that you did not know. It keeps...More