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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Winston-Salem, NC

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Address: 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106 How do we get there? Number: (888) 663-1149
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Reynolda features three attractions - Reynolda Village Shops, Reynolda Gardens and the main feature - Reynolda House Museum of American Art.

The 34,000-square-foot historic home is the centerpiece, found on a beautiful 1,067-acre estate and model farm. What's also impressive, is that Reynolda House is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places! 

Built back in1917, Reynolda House Museum of American Art started life as the home of Katharine Smith and R.J. Reynolds, who is the founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

Today, the Reynolds family’s 64-room historic house stands as one of the few well-preserved, surviving examples of the American Country House movement and makes for a great walk through history - and art - on your next family day out.

Within the museum of art, there are over 6,000 historic objects, as well as an impressive collection of world-renowned American art, along with special exhibitions in the Babcock Gallery.

Spanning 250 years, the collection at the museum is a chronology of inspirational American art, and features artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Frederic Edwin Church, and Alexander Calder.

Don't miss a visit to the Reynolda Gardens too - which are always FREE to visit! Then you have Reynolda Shops, which not only give you a chance to enjoy picking something up to remind you of your visit, but the buildings were modeled after an English village and included dairy barns, a cattle shed, school, post office, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, carriage house, and much more so it makes for a really fun way to spend some time too!

A must-visit attraction in Winston-Salem!

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Reynolda is located in the Reynolda Historic District near the campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Visitors may park at any of the attractions listed and explore the grounds using walking paths. Reynolda House offers free parking for visitors.

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Free for under 18s



Free for members, students, military. Entry to Reynolda Gardens are free.


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Reynolda House Museum of American Art FAQ’s

There are several restaurants conveniently located within walking distance of the Museum in Reynolda Village, or within a short drive on Reynolda Road. They also encourage visitors to picnic on the grounds! (Just make sure you don't take the food or drink into the museum or buildings)

If you want to spend longer in Winston-Salem, you can book a weekend or overnight trip in the city and enjoy exclusive packages offered through Reynolda! All packages include Museum tickets and the chance to experience the historic house, Gardens, and grounds.

Reynolda Village Shops is THE place to be shopping on your visit to the museum, plus the buildings were modeled after an English village and included dairy barns, a cattle shed, school, post office, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, carriage house, and much more, so it's a great experience too!

They have plenty of opportunities to learn, with youth and family programs, K-12 programs, and so much more!

Reynolda strives to make their buildings, galleries, grounds, and programs accessible to all of their visitors! Visit their accessibility page on their website for specifics, or give them a call!

If you want to support Reynolda further, why not look at membership? It also saves you money if you want to visit a few times!

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