Old Salem's Charm: The Three Museums & Gardens

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

What isn't there to cherish about Old Salem's charm? Three museums & gardens- The Historic town of Salem, The museum of early southern decorative arts (MESDA) and The gardens of old salem comprise this downtown gem.


Experience the beautiful simplicity of life in the early South, right here in your backyard. Old Salem Museums & Gardens features over 100 acres of historically restored buildings and landscapes, two world-class museums, and hands-on activities and events for the entire family.

Weddings are performed here. Folks call some of the vintage houses home. Workers dress in period costume. Children field trip here, and students attend college and high school on these grounds.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America’s most comprehensive history attraction. Our unique museums the Historic Town of Salem and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) along with award-winning heirloom gardens engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South.

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600 South Main St
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1-888-653-7253 or 336-721-7300

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