Currently Fort New Salem is closed to the public on a day-to-day basis.  We are using our time to repair, renew and expands our facility.  We have been busy creating much change on our campus. Currently we are constructing the BENNETT CABIN and have created new front end to our campus with includes a new flagpole, new bell pole a new stocks, new sidewalks as well as a new porch on the Tinsmith Shop and the Reynolds Cabin.

Currently we will be hosting LIVE events on campus!

  • Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains
  1. 2022 :
  2. November 26 & 27 : Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains 2022

General Admission

Our general admission for events is typically $5 with children 10 and under admitted free with a paying adult. Some special events and concerts vary in admission cost. They are typically between $7-10 for adults with the same free admission policy for children. From time to time we have workshops (such as classes on blacksmithing, basket making, dulcimer playing , etc). For workshops, visitors pay the general admission fee. Workshop participants are also subject to a registration fee.

Hours of Operation

Our facility is open to the public during our events.  The individual event hours vary and are listed on the page for that activity.

Private Rental

As our campus has developed so have the requests for private use of our facility. Currently this has included company picnics, weddings, high school reunions, family reunions and organization meetings. Contact us to find out more about holding a private event at Fort New Salem. We currently offer no on site catering but can make arrangements with area vendors. Private rental requests are subject to facility availability.