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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

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Address: 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Phone Number: 888-663-1149
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Description: Discover Reynolda House, the centerpiece of the Reynolda Historic District...
Discover Reynolda House, the centerpiece of the Reynolda Historic District in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Explore the restored 1917 mansion of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds. An orientation video, oral history kiosk and audio tours, included in your admission fee, provide a unique window into the family and the life they lived. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museum's new exhibition wing. Shop and dine in Historic Reynolda Village. Then, stroll the formal gardens, greenhouses and woodland walking trails of Reynolda Gardens. The Wake Forest University campus, adjacent to Reynolda, is accessible by walking trail or by car.
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Well preserved home with furniture, china, and clothing of original builders/owners from bygone era. Introductory video and audio tour filled with memories of the owners... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Well preserved home with furniture, china, and clothing of original builders/owners from bygone era. Introductory video and audio tour filled with memories of the owners' grandchildren and employees which added greatly to the experience. Changing art exhibits in new wing of the museum.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your enjoyment of your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed seeing the collections and found that the audio guide enhanced your visit. Our next major changing exhibition is “The Artist’s Garden:American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920” on view October 3, 2015-January 3, 2016. We hope you will come again! More 

Lockport, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

House was beautiful, but don't touch anything--you will get reprimanded! Art was interesting, but garden was small and I was expecting more. Not for children; they would be bored.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of your recent visit. We are exploring new ways to engage younger visitors in the ways that we tell the story of Reynolda, so we appreciate your comments. We have many programs throughout the year specifically for children that offer hands-on opportunities to make art and learn about the collections. Feel free to contact us... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What a house! Very interesting walk-through; the art gallery in the basement alone was worth it. Could be boring if yo're not into art and architecture. Not at all for the kids.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share feedback about your recent visit. We are always looking for ways to improve our experience, and your comments will help us. We offer some tips for visiting with children on our website at reynoldahouse.org/kidsvisit. More 

Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What an incredible place to visit. The gardens and flowers were unbelievably beautiful; a photographer's dream. The restaurant on property was great, too! I must see if you're in the area.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

We love photographers! We hope you got some beautiful shots of the gardens and flowers. (Tag us, if so! #ReynoldaHouse.) Visitors can also now take photos on the Lake Porch and in the Indoor Pool of the Museum. Reynolda is an incredible spot to spend the day, and we appreciate you taking time to share your enjoyment. More 

Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place was interesting and beautiful. The gardens are spectacular and the interior of the house has many American Artists' art. Great place to see.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the historic house and Reynolda Gardens on your recent visit! Hope you can visit again soon, as the American art on view rotates at least two times a year. More 

McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

What a beautiful home. The rich American history of the RJ Reynolds family is exuded throughout their home. The examples of American art are diverse, and while I didn't personally appreciate all of it, I certainly appreciated the opportunity to see such an exquisite collection. And the house . . . like I said before . . . WOW!

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the “WOW!” review of your recent visit. More 

Statesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We actually visited Reynolda Gardens, which is a beautiful place. We love to come here and wander among the plants, especially the Rose Garden. They have many beautiful plants and places to sit to take it in.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Reynolda Gardens are beautiful and so many enjoy just what you have described. If you’re interested in gardens, you’ll want to return in the fall when we open two exhibitions about gardens: “Reynolda at 100: Reynolda Gardens” opens September 5, and “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920” opens October 3. Hope to see you at the... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Reynolda is a lovely historic home formerly owned by the Reynolds family. The house itself is worth the trip. Add to that the stunning permanent collection as well as the traveling exhibits and you will have yourself a fine and uplifting afternoon. Many genres of art will be represented. After the house, you'll want to spend some time shopping in... More 

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

We are thrilled you wanted to share how much you enjoyed your recent visit to the entire Reynolda Estate. There is so much to see during a day at Reynolda, and you captured it beautifully! More 

Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We loved seeing the lovely old home. The furnishings were all fantastic to look at...the owners had some good taste. We did not like the modern art sprinkled in amongst the old furnishings...somebody needs to re-visit their mission statement. Either they are a museum house or they are a catch-all collection of unfortunate art. So come...but ignore the "art" and... More 

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of your recent visit. Reynolda House is a unique experience, in that it is both an art museum and a historic house. Our mission is related to both: to preserve and interpret an American country home and a premier collection of American art. Some visitors find themselves more drawn to the history of the family... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This small museum house has a rotating exhibit in the addition that is usually pretty interesting but small enough not to be overpowering. The gardend and grounds are very nice and it makes a great place to walk the dog or take a picnic.

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ReynoldaHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

We are glad you were able to experience Reynolda inside and out! Our grounds are enjoyable all year, and we are a favorite spot for dogs (and their walkers). Our next major exhibition is “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920” opening October 3, 2015. Hope to see you then! More 

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Address: 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106
Phone Number: 888-663-1149
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem

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