Reynolda Revealed is the ultimate way to experience Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Reynolda Gardens, and Reynolda Village.
Reynolda Revealed brings the esteemed American art collection, multi-layered history, and stunning grounds of Reynolda into the palm of your hand. Incorporating abundant video, archival audio, and period and contemporary photographs, Reynolda Revealed delivers a remarkable narrative of one of America’s founding industrial families, the family of R.J. and Katharine Smith Reynolds, whose 1917 bungalow is now a museum surrounded by gardens, trails, shops, and restaurants.
The app is designed for use on site, and is also an excellent introduction for first-time visitors planning a visit and those who are curious from afar. On the app:
Hear audio clips of Reynolds descendants, relatives, and estate employees recalling anecdotes of life in the South during the early half of the 20th century.
Go behind the scenes of the grand 64-room manor house with video of spaces not open to the public, and discover details of the works of art on view throughout its walls.
Meet the masters of architecture, interior decoration, and landscape and garden design whose collaboration created the stunning property, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Understand the background of the family fortune, the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and its enormous success.
Explore content on the original formal gardens designed by Thomas Sears, the impressive Lord & Burnham glass conservatory, the historic buildings of Reynolda Village, and the surrounding 125 acres of native meadows, woodlands, and wetlands.
Meet the Museum’s founder, Barbara Babcock Millhouse, granddaughter of R.J. Reynolds, who reminisces about the genesis of the famed art collection and her goal to showcase “fine American art in a fine American residence.”
Revisit. Rediscover. Reynolda.