Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem is known as North Carolina’s “City of Arts and Innovation,” priding itself on preserving history while fostering a spirit of reinvention. With over 5,000 area hotel rooms, 1,200 in our vibrant downtown alone, Winston-Salem is an ideal destination for your next getaway. Discover our award-winning downtown buzzing with an eclectic arts scene and more than 100 restaurants, bars, and diverse shopping options. After exploring the newly revitalized downtown, take a step back in time to Old Salem Museums & Gardens, where guests are immersed into the 18th century Moravian way of life at one of America’s most authentic colonial sites. You don’t have to look far for a day’s worth of art exploration, history tours and more. Just minutes from downtown, the Reynolda Mile – once home to Winston-Salem’s most elite families during the Roaring 20s – offers visitors a peek inside these historic homes. Visit the historic home of R.J. and Katharine Reynolds, now Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Make time to stop by the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). Once home to textile industrialist James G. Hanes, SECCA features rotating exhibits that push boundaries and spark conversation.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Winston-Salem, NC

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a unique community of original museum buildings, authentic craftsmen practicing their trade, fascinating collections of rare antiques, and one-of-a-kind retail shopping opportunities.

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Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem

Discover North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures. Intimate exhibitions illustrate the story of humanity past and present through artifacts from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Learn about people around the world through their everyday objects, ceremonial artifacts, and visual arts. A rotating schedule of exhibits highlights the Museum’s diverse collections of artifacts from more than 90 countries and 350 cultures. Each fall, the Museum also presents an exhibition about the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults. The Museum is located on the campus of Wake Forest University; please call or email for turn by turn directions. Admission is free.

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Kaleideum

Winston-Salem

Kaleideum Downtown (formerly the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem) fosters a love of stories and reading through interactive exploration for parent and child. At Kaleideum North (formerly Sciworks), it’s fun to learn about science. Interactive, hands-on special exhibits, planetarium, and environmental park with barnyard animals, a river otter, and white-tailed deer.

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Historic Bethabara Park

Winston-Salem

Site of the first settlement in Forsyth County. Guided tour includes 1788 German Church and reconstructed fort. Medicine Garden and nature preserve on site.

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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Winston-Salem

Reynolda House Museum of American Art boasts one of the nation’s premier collections of American art viewed in the restored 1917 home of RJ and Katharine Reynolds.

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Winston-Salem

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a unique community of original museum buildings, authentic craftsmen practicing their trade, fascinating collections of rare antiques, and one-of-a-kind retail shopping opportunities.

To learn more about Old Salem Visit their website