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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

900 Old Salem Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5277
+1 888-653-7253
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Great place to go back in time.

This is a smaller version of Williamsburg. There are not the crowds but smaller crowds and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas R
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Step back in time and well worth it.

The all around ticket is a good choice for going into the shops and living museum sites. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A C
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One of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. The museums, the Historic Town of Salem, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), along with award-winning heirloom gardens, engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South.
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900 Old Salem Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5277
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a smaller version of Williamsburg. There are not the crowds but smaller crowds and you can see more venues.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The all around ticket is a good choice for going into the shops and living museum sites. I sometimes just like to shop at the bakery and the visitors center. At Christmas it is really a special place to be.

Thank A C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found ourselves in Your city and not place to stay. They ladies took time to help us find a place and we had a nice tour the next day. We felt right at home in Old Salem.

1  Thank 629cynthiaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a unique treasure in North Carolina! Learn about the rich pre-revolutionary war history of the North Carolina piedmont; see where George Washington slept during his visit; try a Moravian cookie! Lots to do and see in this beautifully preserved colonial village! I...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a beautiful bridge you go over to get into the old village. We bought the tickets where you can pick 2 building to tour inside. They were pretty interesting to see and hear the history. Lots of walking with shops and restaurants to...More

1  Thank Sunny0807
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An opportunity to look around and learn a little more about Old Salem we enjoyed our visit there and the people were wonderful to talk with

Thank carlene1111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to learn about local history and those behind shaping what is now Old Salem. Introductory film worth watching.

Thank ingrid s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything marked and explained by charming people. Clean bathrooms, water fountains and AC everywhere.

2  Thank rtpana
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We always bring visiting family to Old Salem - it's such a unique place. Historical setting and buildings, interesting gift shops and a Moravian bakery with cookies and sugar cake! On a pleasant day it's a great area to walk around and you don't have...More

1  Thank Laura-Lee S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What a wonderful place to visit, for the day or just a few hours. The people working and volunteering are just great knew so much about the local history and many were dressed period costumes. Several nice places to eat. Loved the bakery! Not far...More

1  Thank iammorgansdad
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Happy L
8 May 2017|
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Response from OldSalemInc | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a living history museum with original buildings on their original sites. Old Salem’s restored area is about 7 blocks long and 3 blocks wide. Brick and stone... More
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Happy L
8 May 2017|
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Response from OldSalemInc | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a living history museum with original buildings on their original sites. Old Salem’s restored area is about 7 blocks long and 3 blocks wide. Brick and stone... More
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Denise S
9 August 2016|
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Yes, in Old Salem Village.
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