Winston Salem Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Winston Salem; our list of the best things to see, including Diggs Museum, Downtown Arts District and Delta Arts Center.
  • The best place in Winston Salem: Diggs Museum

    Diggs Museum

    601 South Martin Luther King Drive
    Named for James Thackeray “T” Diggs, Jr., a 1934 graduate of Winston-Salem State University, painter and art professor for 40 years. Exhibiting one of NC’s largest displays dedicated to the arts of Africa and African Diasporas, it also hosts musical performances, dance, drumming, artist workshops, theater productions and film screenings.
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  • Downtown Arts District

    Downtown Arts District

    An ultra-hip area of downtown, DADA, is an eclectic collection of working studios, galleries, shops and restaurants. Just a block from the Benton Convention Center, this exciting neighborhood is easy to find. Come and explore this inspiring world of jewelers, fiber artists, wood and metal workers, antique dealers and sculptors.
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  • Delta Arts Center

    Delta Arts Center

    2611 New Walkertown Road
    Opened in 1982 by the local alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Society, Inc., to enrich the community by stimulating interest in American arts and humanities, the center emphasizes the contributions of African Americans. Delta Arts Center hosts exhibitions, lectures, performances and special programming in visual arts, music, literature, history and folk arts.
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  • West End Historic District

    West End Historic District

    and Brookstown Ave. (North at Broad St. exit on Business 40 in downtown Winston-Salem, then left onto W. Fourth St. until at Brookstown). Most Shopping 10AM - 6PM; Most Dining 11AM - 9PM. No admission fee. From its beginnings as a regional spa resort and an exclusive community of wealthy tobacco and textile families, Winston-Salem's West End is now a dining and shopping center for the city and a perfect place to explore pedestrian charms. Built around one of the first electric streetcar lines in the country, the West End boasted "Millionaires' Row," where the Reynolds and Hanes families kept homes bought with manufacturing fortunes. Featuring homes built between 1890 and 1930, the neighborhood is known both for its hospitality and the area's largest and most-varied concentration of front porch designs.
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  • The Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery at the Scales Fine Arts Center

    The Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery at the Scales Fine Arts Center

    1834 Wake Forest Road
    In 1991, the Scales Fine Arts Center of Wake Forest University, dedicated it’s gallery to Philip Hanes and his wife, Charlotte, in recognition of their contributions to the arts. The Gallery has an ongoing schedule of diverse exhibits and has housed showings that included works of Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, among others.
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  • Old Salem Museums and Gardens

    900 Old Salem Rd
    Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America’s most comprehensive history attraction. The Historic Town of Salem and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South.
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  • Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

    390 South Liberty Street
    A compelling destination for the community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts. Weekly programs, special events, birthday parties and field trips are just a few of the opportunities available at this gallery of discovery designed for children birth to 10 and their families.
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  • Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology

    1834 Wake Forest Road
    The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at Wake Forest University is North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures. The museum’s permanent exhibits display objects from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania. In 2007, changing exhibits will focus on ancient Greece, the Lakota Sioux and New Guinea.
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  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art

    2250 Reynolda Road
    Experience Winston-Salem’s golden era. The historic home of tobacco baron R.J. Reynolds and wife, Katherine will charm you with a collection of American masterpieces ranging from the colonial period to the present, vintage clothing, original furnishings and family memorabilia in the restored home. The new wing offers exhibitions and a visitor center.
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  • The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

    750 Marguerite Drive
    Consistently featuring the best of today’s regional and national contemporary artists, SECCA fosters creative excellence through changing exhibitions. Past exhibits have featured artists such as William Wegman and Yoko Ono. The modern galleries are housed within the elegant stateliness of a Tudor-style house that was once the estate of industrialist James G. Hanes.
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  • Historic Bethabara Park

    2147 Bethabara Road
    The first NC Moravians settled here in 1753, the founding site of Forsyth County. The Park features costumed guides leading visitors through a 1788 furnished church. Additionally, you can view two period buildings, a restored French/Indian War fort and restored medicinal garden. Greenways and path traverse the 175-acre preserve.
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  • Upper Crust Pizza

    1816 Silas Creek Pkwy
    Offering a variety of pizza, lunch buffet, wings, subs, Italian specials, kids menu. Eat-in, take-out or delivery. Open late.
  • Mellow Mushroom

    314 West 4th St
  • Center For Contemporary Art Sacramento

    Center For Contemporary Art Sacramento

    1519 19th St
    The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a gallery designed to involve audiences in the art of our time. Because of its excellent exhibits and educational opportunities, SECCA enjoys not only a regional reputation, but also a national and international presence.
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  • Sweet Potatoes

    Sweet Potatoes

    529 N Trade St
    Not soul food......but FOOD that's good for the Soul.
  • 4th Street Filling Station

    4th Street Filling Station

    871 W 4th St
    The Old Fourth Street Filling Station is unique and charming with its outdoor seating and cozy fireplace inside.This fine dining haven retains the genteel charm of the historic West End of Winston Salem, North Carolina.
  • Starbucks

    110 Oakwood Dr Ste F
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Arigato Japanese Steak House

    Arigato Japanese Steak House

    2995 Bethesda Pl
    "Think all Japanese steak houses are the same? You'll think differently after dining with us. We use only the highest quality ingredients so that you can come not just for the flashing knives and whirling shakers, but also for the awesome food."
  • 6th & Vine

    6th & Vine

    209 W 6th St
    Located in Winston-Salem's Arts District, 6th and Vine offers contemporary American cuisine and wines from around the country and world. Daily menu specials and features. DJs on Thursdays and a live band every Friday and Saturday. Closed Mondays. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
  • Burke Street Pizza

    Burke Street Pizza

    1140 Burke St
    Serving Winston-Salem "Authentic NY Style Pizza" since 2003.
  • Starbucks

    460 N Cherry St
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Willows Bistro

    Willows Bistro

    300 S Liberty St Ste 125
    Come in and check out our drink specials. We have a new food and a new wine menu coming in a few weeks!
  • Hutch & Harris

    Hutch & Harris

    424 W. 4th St.
  • Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro

    Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro

    878 W 4th St
    Everything is made from scratch, freshly prepared, using as many local ingredients as possible. We are pleased to be able to serve you and hope you’ll stop in soon!
  • Ryan's Steak Chops & Seafood

    Ryan's Steak Chops & Seafood

    719 Coliseum Dr
    Enjoy the panoramic view of large oaks and a rolling stream from the many window-side tables, or the large, starlight deck. Or, savor the intimate atmosphere from a comfortable sofa, and in the winter, the warmth of a crackling fireplace.
  • Village Tavern

    Village Tavern

    221 Reynolda Vlg
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Winston Salem uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.