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Frank L. Horton Museum Center

924 S Main St, Old Salem, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5335
+1 336-721-7360
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A Must See if Your Visiting Old Salem

The museum center is the first stop, and a must see, on the Old Museum tour. The historic articles... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida
Okay. By far not the best as touted

What was available for viewing was okay. I've seen far better collections of Southern decorative... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Aiken, South Carolina
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924 S Main St, Old Salem, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5335
+1 336-721-7360
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

The museum center is the first stop, and a must see, on the Old Museum tour. The historic articles are amazing, and listening to the docents is incredibly informative. Lovely artwork, artifacts, and interesting history abounds.

Thank lsinibaldi2016
Reviewed 29 December 2016

What was available for viewing was okay. I've seen far better collections of Southern decorative arts. The breadth was pretty narrow. The pottery collection was outstanding. Perhaps the true gems are available for viewing with the $40 up charge tour that must be arranged days...More

1  Thank follycondo3c
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very interesting collection of art items, furniture and furnishings, and other exhibits from the 1700's and 1800's.

1  Thank Luis R
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Interesting collection of North Carolina decorative art arranged by rooms according to time period and place, ie: Coastal NC, the Piedmont, the mountains. We took guided tour for $20 and were glad we did - informative, knowledgeable, personable guide who answered our questions. We thought...More

1  Thank Rosanne B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited the museum while exploring Old Salem. In addition to an extensive exhibit of period furniture and furnishings, the special exhibit of pottery from around the south-eastern United States was amazing.

1  Thank V M
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible! It has filtered out the junk and only displays the best of the best. Ultra friendly staff led by Jane Sutton who is just terrific. They are preparing to open a wing for local Moravian pieces in just a few months....More

Thank Mscottasmith
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I think that was the cleanest most crisp looking museum and displays that I have ever seen. But there really wasn't much there and we only spent 15 minutes quickly looking at everything. If I had purchased the ticket which only allowed 2 museums, this...More

Thank mernag55
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The staff is extremely knowledgeable and very hospitable. The exhibits provoke thought about furniture and decorative art in southern culture. Truly a wonderful amazing place.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This small museum displays old colonial furniture, earthenware, needlework and many other antiquities. It is a little gem. If buying a ticket for Old Salem, it is worth a purchasing a double ticket to include this lovely museum.

Thank CastellNeddWales
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The recently renovated museum provides a lovely setting for a self-directed tour. If a guided tour is desired, a separate ticket must be purchased. The self directed tour is included in the purchase of the visitor pass for Old Salem. I was so impressed by...More

1  Thank Leah W
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20 February 2016|
Response from ILuvEngland | Reviewed this property |
$15 for adults. FYI, most of the attractions you find on Trip Advisor have a link to the web site. You may have to look around a bit , but the links work well. I am not allowed to post a link, but all I did was find the... More