The rich history, beautiful scenery, and unbounded creativity found within Clemmons and the surrounding area is second to none. Get out and explore what life was like in the Old South or immerse your kids in an imaginative and fun environment. Want to stroll through acres and acres of spectacular gardens? No problem. Maybe you love contemporary art? We’ve got that covered, too. Read on to find out more details about our fantastic museums & gardens.

Kaleideum Downtown - formerly Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Kaleideum Museum

The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem was conceived by the Junior League of Winston-Salem as its 75th anniversary gift to the community. Interactive exhibits include: a climbing lobby, where kids can scramble and crawl over wavy platforms; an enchanted forest village of fairy tales, folklore and fantasy; the child-size Krispy Kreme doughnut factory; and an art studio for kids and families to explore art together.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Reynolda House is the original 60-room bungalow built on the estate of Richard Joshua Reynolds of the RJ Reynolds Company. Reynolda House is designed for self-touring. Admission includes the Museum’s collections on view in the historic house, featured exhibitions, and an orientation video. Hand-held audio guide devices are complimentary.

Old Salem

Old Salem Museum & Gardens

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a comprehensive history attraction. Comprised of three main areas—the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), and the Gardens at Old Salem—visitors are immersed in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. What started in 1950 by a group of local volunteers as a means to preserve and restore the history of Salem has grown into a thriving museum location with a research center and 11 gardens.

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is catalyst for experiencing the art of our time. Visual art exhibitions, music, dance, theater, and education are all part of SECCA’s focus as a creative leader providing artists of the region a platform for visibility.

Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University

Reynolda Gardens

For over 100 years Reynolda Gardens has been a local wonder and natural retreat. The 129-acre gardens has become a center for recreation in the North Carolina Piedmont area. Steeped in history since being established in 1906, the property that now comprises Reynolda Gardens was once at the heart of the famous Reynolda Estate, owned by Richard Joshua Reynolds of the RJ Reynolds Company.

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