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Old Salem

. Description:  Community planned by the Moravians.  Several buildings are open as interpreted sites which require tour tickets, other buildings are open to the public with merchants in them, and additional museums are associated with the site.  Very extensive web site with multiple options for tickets.
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How to find: 
Address:
Visitor Center:
900 Old Salem Road
MAIL:
600 S Main St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Parent Organization:
Old Salem
Contacts
Phone 336-721-7300
Toll Free 888 653-7253
E-mail webmaster@oldsalem.org
URL(s)
   www.oldsalem.org
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Visitor Center  MAR-DEC
(museums, shops, & exhibit building hours may vary -see their web site)
12:30 - 5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30
JAN-FEB (museums, shops, & exhibit building hours may vary -see their web site) 12:30 - 5:30   9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30 9-5:30
Season  Museum of Southern Decorative Arts, Children's Museum, Toy Museum, most merchants keep approximately the same hours:  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, Easter Sunday
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of OCT 2007
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

All-in-One (1 day)  6-16 $10   $21   Special Group rates available
All-in-One (2 days) (certain restrictions on museums)  6-16 $10   $24  
Children's Museum/Toy Museum only $6   $6  
Special Fees:   AAA, $3 discount,  AARP $2 discount
Additional Group Info: Call 800 441-5305 for group rates
Special Tours & Pricing:
  Most of the merchant buildings do not require tickets
Reservation Contact:
800 441-5305
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Restored buildings of 18th and 19th century Moravian town.  Buildings hold costumed interpreters.  Toy Museum, Children's Museum, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts are all right here, for one or two days  
Big Events: Suggested Stay: audio walking tour 45 minutes, much longer if you enter buildings
Period Type of Site
Buildings: Single Brothers House, Miksch Tobacco shop, Salem Tavern, Boys School, Winkler Bakery, Vierling House, Market Fire House, John Vogler House, Shultz shoemaker shop, Vogler Gunsmith Shop, St Philips churches
Interpreters: Costumed interpreters in buildings Craftspeople:  Woodworkers, tinsmith, gunsmith, shoemakers, potters, dyers, tailors, bakers
Special Programs:  Museum classes scheduled throughout the year.
Kid Friendly:  The Old Salem Children’s Museum engages children 4-9 in interactive play. Puppet shows scheduled at various times throughout the year.
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic Outdoor Picnic Areas Available
Restaurant

Salem Tavern                

 

 Salem Soda Shop

 Mayberry

Lunch: Sunday- Friday: 11:30- 2:00
Saturday: 11:30-2:30

 Mon- Sat 10-5

 Mon – Sat 10-7
 Sunday 11-7

Traditional Moravian Fare

 
Sandwiches, Salads

Hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, ice cream

Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name

Old Salem Shop at the Visitor Center

T Bagge


J Burn Merchant and Printer

The Toy Museum Shop




Old Salem Exclusive


Art, Books


Old Fashioned Toys

Mo-Sa 9:30-5
Su 12:30-5

Mon-Sat 11-5
Sun 1-5

Mon-Sat 10-5
Sun 1-5

Mon-Sat 10-5
Sun 1-5

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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Gallery
Reynolda House, Museum of American Art House Museum
Bethabara Historic Park Museum
SciWorks Science
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Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Contact
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Bed & Breakfast

 
Augustus T Zevely Inn 803 South Main Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 748-9299
Brookstown Inn 200 Brookstown Avenue #A
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 725-1120
Colonel Ludlow B&B 434 Summit Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 777-1887
Henry F Shaffner House 150 South Marshall Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 777-0052
Lady Anne's B&B 612 Summit Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 724-1074
Meadowhaven B&B RR 1
Walnut Cove NC 27052
336 593-3996
Ooak Ridge B&B 2115 Oak Ridge Road
Oak Ridge NC 27310
336 643-9600
Toad Alley Bed & Bagel 1001 Johnson Street
High Point NC 27262
336 889-8349
Old Mocks Fields B&B 1189 Jericho Church Road
Mocksville NC 27028
336 751-2738
Troy-Bumpas Inn B&B 114 South Mendenhall St
Greensboro NC 27403
336 370-1660
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in Winston-Salem
Budget Inn 600 Peter Creek Parkway
Winston Salem NC 27103
336 725-0501
Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center 420 High Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 777-3000
Innkeeper 200 South Broad Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 721-0061
Mark Adams Winston Plaza Hotel 425 North Cherry Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 725-3500
Salem Inn 127 South Cherry Street
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 725-8561
Comfort Inn 110 Miller Street
Winston Salem NC 27103
336 721-0220
Ramada Inn 3050 University Parkway
Winston Salem NC 27105
336 723-2911
Stratford Inn 160 South Stratford Road
Winston Salem NC 27104
336 725-7501
Winston Motel 3015 Reidsville Road
Winston Salem NC 27101
336 723-1878
Courtyard by Marriott 3111 University Parkway
Winston Salem NC 27105
336 727-1277
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