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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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Wonderful and full of history and art!!

I loved the art but even more I loved learning about the intriguing Reynolds tobacco family! I have lived in this area over 20 years and finally made my 1st visit to Reynolda... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I loved the art but even more I loved learning about the intriguing Reynolds tobacco family! I have lived in this area over 20 years and finally made my 1st visit to Reynolda House. Now I am hooked on the history of the tobacco family and read every book I can find on them! they are fascinating- love stories, tragedy,... More 

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Huron, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

great place, great selection of flowers plants and bushes. If you like seeing a great variety of different plants from all typoes of climates, this is that great selection.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Although this is famous for the art collection, I found the house to be the most fascinating. The tour is an audio tour and give lots of information about the history of the house and the Reynolds family. The magnificent organ giving surround sound to the whole house was an incredible piece of engineering. Would love to go again and... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Well woth the tour. The Reynolds did amazing things with this place considering the time it was done. Do not miss the Tour

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know we are well worth the tour! The Reynolds family’s legacy is one that continues to make significant contributions to our community - near and far! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I graduated from Wake Forest and spent many happy hours on the grounds and in the house, which is always been free to students. The museum is really quite unique. There is a great deal of world class art in a very intimate and friendly setting. Parents with children can visit because The house is interesting and informal. The kids... More 

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

It is always great to hear a former student has happy memories of Reynolda and continues to enjoy coming back. You can find more tips for visiting with children on our website at reynoldahouse.org/kidsvisit. We appreciate that you have taken time to share “do not miss” seeing us if you are in the area.Go Deacs! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

You can't beat the gardens for its beauty & the smells! The rose garden is currently budding & will be fantastic in a week or two. - I loved walking the trails and relaxing in the garden. Nice place to take the family. - I didn't go in the house this visit but I'll be back soon when the roses... More 

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

The entire Reynolda Estate is beautiful this time of year, to the eyes and the nose! We hope when you return you will have time to come inside the Museum - more treasures await. Thank you for taking time to share your enjoyment. More 

Winston-Salem, NC
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Reynolda is a treasure of American art located in a beautiful park-like setting with gardens close by. The exhibitions are always beautifully done in the new wing, and the house is filled with art and furniture treasures. It should be on everyone's must-do list.

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with us your enjoyment of your recent visit. We do treasure our American art collection and are fortunate to be situated in such a beautiful, park-like setting. We hope others will agree that we should be a must-do when you are in Winston-Salem! Our next major exhibition will be "The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A beautiful Museum in a beautiful setting. The exhibits change periodically but are always worth the visit.

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We love to hear from visitors that they have enjoyed their time at Reynolda. More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A visit to the Reynolda House Museum is well worth it. You are able to get a glimpse of how families like the Reynolds lived. Very interesting and well-maintained. Docents are very helpful. Discounts available for those connected to WFU.

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

We are glad to know a visit to Reynolda was well worth your time. Thank you for taking time to share your enjoyment of your recent visit. Our staff and docents strive to ensure a gracious experience and we hope you will come again. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you are in the Winston-Salem area and would like to see beautiful gardens, please visit the Reynolda Gardens. They are fantastic. The staff is friendly and seem to enjoy educating visitors on the plant life. The shop is cute and the staff are fun. However, please do yourself a favor and skip the house and museum! I must agree... More 

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ReynoldaHouse, Front Office Manager at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We appreciate your feedback, and we take it seriously. Our unique historic house setting requires that our security staff rotate regularly through the rooms and galleries. While we strive to accomplish this with little interference with our visitors, it can sometimes make visitors feel that they are being followed. In actuality,... More 

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