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old salem museums & gardens

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group tours

experience life as it used to be, indoors and out, while touring old salem.

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Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Old attractions in the country. We offer a number of memorable experiences - whether you have 30 minutes or all day. The Historic Town of Salem and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts provide a variety of perspectives on early

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• Explore original buildings on the authentic historic site • Interact with friendly and knowledgeable staff • Experience incredibly detailed trades and hands-on activities • Visit Museum shops for unique gifts • Enjoy convenient restaurants for your dining pleasure

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Visitor Center: 900 Old Salem Road, W-S, NC 27101 800-441-5305 • www.oldsalem.org

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Reservations Office 600 South Main Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Salem is one of the most authentic living history


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HISTORIC TOWN OF SALEM VISIT

• Self-guided exploration of historic buildings and landscapes • Meet costumed men and women portraying daily life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries • Allow 2.5 – 4 hours

MUSEUM OF EARLY SOUTHERN DECORATIVE ARTS - (MESDA)

• The finest collection of Southern decorative arts: furniture, paintings, ceramics, textiles, and metalworks • Represents the area from Maryland to Georgia, the Carolinas and Kentucky to Tennessee • Guided tour; allow 1 hour

TANNENBERG ORGAN TALK & DEMONSTRATION

• Largest organ in existence built by Moravian organ builder David Tannenberg • Performance by a professional organist on the 1800 Tannenberg organ • Learn the history of the organ and hear the dramatic story of its restoration • Behind the scenes tours of the organ’s hand-pumped bellows • Enjoy a chance to play the organ yourself • Allow 45 minutes – 1 hour

TWILIGHT TOUR

• A guided tour of the Historic Town of Salem, led by costumed staff • Tours scheduled between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. • Compelling tales and vignettes about the residents of early Salem • Allow for 45 minutes to an hour • Choose to end your Twilight Tour with dinner at Salem Tavern

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HISTORIC ST. PHILIPS AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCH COMPLEX

• Guided tour of the oldest standing African American Church in North Carolina, the reconstructed Log Church, and the Graveyard • Learn about the contributions of African Americans to Salem • Allow 1 hour

GARDEN TOUR

• Walking tour of selected award-winning gardens, led by a staff horticulturist • See authentically restored Moravian gardens, each representing a different era in Salem’s rich history • Learn about and view the heirloom plants in Old Salem’s period gardens • Allow 1 hour

HISTORIC TOWN OF SALEM VISIT

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SALEM SLEUTH

• Self-guided exploration of the Historic Town of Salem • Students collect clues throughout town to solve a “mystery” • It’s a fun and educational way to tour Old Salem • Allow 3 hours

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HISTORIC SALEM STUDY VISIT

• Self-guided exploration of the Historic Town of Salem • Meet costumed men and women portraying the daily life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries • Allow 2.5 – 4 hours

EXPERIENCE TOURS: GRADES K-8 & BEYOND

• Structured, guided tours illustrating eighteenth and nineteenth century Moravians’ life-skills • Tours incorporate hands-on activities for students • Based on North Carolina Social Studies curriculum • Grade-appropriate learning experience • Teaching materials and video available on website • 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. HEIRLOOM PUPPET THEATER • Enjoy professional puppet presentations • Allow 1/2 hour

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• Old Salem is closed on Mondays, and in cases of extreme weather • Our sidewalks are brick and stone, please wear comfortable shoes • Free parking Walking Tours • Convenient restaurants • Centrally located restrooms Hands-On • Directional maps Activity Tours • One of a kind shopping To reserve your group tour:

CALL 1-800-441-5305

• Interactive summer programs for 1st – 8th graders • Hands-on activities bring Moravians to life

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. E-mail: groups@oldsalem.org

Customized tour options are available. Group reservations are required and prepayment may be necessary, depending on group option. Visit our website to learn more about special events for adults and youth. www.oldsalem.org

HISTORIC TOWN OF SALEM VISIT


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