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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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Winston Salem Jewel!

Wonderful historic home and museum. Amazing permanent collection and visiting shows. Professional and knowledgable staff, immaculate facilities, spacious meeting rooms and studio... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Advance, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful historic home and museum. Amazing permanent collection and visiting shows. Professional and knowledgable staff, immaculate facilities, spacious meeting rooms and studio space for meetings and workshops. After you finish touring the home, make certain to stroll through the grounds and visit the formal gardens adjacent to the drive. I try to visit several times a year!

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a treasure in Winston-Salem that I'm not sure very many people outside the area know about. Part art museum and part historic mansion. Very interesting to see how the wealthy set lived back in the day. Think of it as a scaled-down version of Biltmore Estate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Classic Winston Salem history! The grounds, art museum and village are worthy of a pitstop. There will be something for everyone to enjoy. Love the gardens, too.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The Renoylda House is the estate built by tobacco tycoon RJ Reynolds and his wife. The house and gardens are well preserved examples of architecture and lifestyle of the wealthy during this period in history . This is a great place to take kids and adults of all ages - think Biltmorr House on a smaller scale. Their are several... More 

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Wilmington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Was visiting Winston Salem and my traveling companion wanted to visit the Reynolda House. He is an art lover. I was pleasantly surprised. Grounds and gardens are very nice ..The house is unique and the furnishings are interesting... The art work is worth seeing. I would recommend anyone Visiting Winston Salem to take a few hours out of their day... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been here several times. It's a wonderful place to visit and a great place take out-of-town guests, plus the American art is always interesting! The house is beautiful and fun to walk through and imagine life back then. It's well kept and has good historical information, plus it's reasonably priced. I will go again.

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

So many of our visitors do exactly what you have described and we love that.Hope to see you again when you have out-of-town guests! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We have visited here many times. It has fantastic American art as well as a snapshot of a time of Winston Salem history. If you have time be sure to walk the grounds and visit the Reynolda Village shops.

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

Thanks for sharing your tips as a frequent visitor with others. We'll see you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Reynolda House is rightfully regarded as a local treasure. The facility itself,is outstanding; try to get a special tour of the kitchens and attics. The presentation and preservation of the art and furnishings are outstanding. Don't miss the adjacent gardens.

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

We are delighted to know that you agree we are a “local treasure” and you enjoyed the entire Estate. Our staff does an outstanding job ensuring our collections are well preserved. Thank you for taking time to share your enjoyment! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've done a lot of house tours over the years, and this one is near the top. It's what I wished Winterthur had been. The house itself is very interesting, but the art is wonderful. Give yourself time to read about each artist or do the audio tour. (You can also Google as you go, which is what we did.)... More 

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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 how much you enjoyed your recent visit! The audio tour is a great way to learn more about the art, and we're glad to hear your advice to "Google as you go." Our website allows visitors to get even closer to paintings through high-res images and detailed information about the art and artist.... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Arrived early and the museum was not open, so we went and walked through the gardens, which were amazing.

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

Reynolda Gardens are a beautiful part of the Reynolda experience! Sorry we missed you inside the Museum, but we hope you’ll return. More 

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