Turn-by-Turn Directions for Buses

Old Salem is located south of downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Brown highway signs from Interstate 40 and US Highway 52 in Winston-Salem will help you to find Old Salem from the Research Parkway exit.

Old Salem Visitor Center
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Traveling from the north on US-52

  • Take Exit 108B from US 52
  • Take a RIGHT off exit ramp onto Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter passing under the arches.
  • Turn LEFT on City Yard Drive (look for Old Salem sign)
  • At the traffic circle at Salem Avenue, take the second road, traveling SOUTH on Salem Avenue.
  • Stay in the LEFT lane
  • At the next traffic circle at Old Salem Road, take the second road, traveling NORTH
  • Take the next RIGHT onto Marshall Street.
  • The Old Salem Visitor Center will be on your RIGHT.

Traveling from the south on US-52

  • Take Exit 108B from US 52
  • Take a LEFT off exit ramp onto Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter passing under the arches.
  • Turn LEFT on City Yard Drive (look for Old Salem Sign)
  • At the traffic circle at Salem Avenue, take the second road, traveling SOUTH on Salem Avenue
  • Stay in the LEFT lane.
  • At the next traffic circle at Old Salem Road, take the second road traveling NORTH
  • Take the next RIGHT onto Marshall Street.
  • The  Old Salem Visitor Center will be on your RIGHT

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

 FROM I-40 EASTBOUND or WESTBOUND

– Take exit 193B for HWY-52 North

– Take exit 108b to Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter

 

FROM BUS-40 (US 421) EASTBOUND

– Take exit #6B onto HWY-52

– Take exit 108b to Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter

 

FROM BUS-40 (US 421) WESTBOUND

– Take exit #6A onto HWY-52

– Take exit 108b to Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter


  • Park bus and let group leader go in for tickets.
  • After getting tickets bus can unload passengers for Footsteps Through History and Hands-on History drop-off
  • After unloading at Visitor Center, the bus will continue left to the designated bus slots in the large parking lot