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Executive Mansion

200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Nice Tour

This was our last stoo of the class field trip. Although the rooms were roped off, we were able to... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Greenville, North Carolina
via mobile
Executive Mansion Foyer

We got to visit the Governors Foyer and just look into 5 rooms on the ground floor. The trip name... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Richard C
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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This 37,500-square-foot grand mansion, built during the late 1800s in the Queen Anne-style of Victorian architecture, is home to the governor of North Carolina and his family. Although the mansion itself is currently closed to the general public, free tours of the grounds are still available.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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“iron fence” (2 reviews)
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200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This was our last stoo of the class field trip. Although the rooms were roped off, we were able to see the beautiful Christmas displays from the entrance way. We were able to talk to the governor's daughter who was there at the time. A...More

Thank zetaspeechlady
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We got to visit the Governors Foyer and just look into 5 rooms on the ground floor. The trip name should be changed to the Governors Foyer.

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

MAke reservations two weeks in advance by going to the visiting.com website.you will have a guided tour, and learn all sorts of interesting facts.. it's been the N>C>'s governors home since late 1800's..Really an interesting tour!

1  Thank jroliver1017
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We did not see the inside, just the outside as we strolled by. A lovely walk around the block you can see the grounds and most of the house. Beautiful home. Easy to get to if you are doing the museums in town.

1  Thank Debbi D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

You can always walk outside the fence of the governors mansion, peak through the fence at the landscaping and perhaps see a famous politician, but make the effort to find out when interior tours are offered. Well trained docents give tours, describe many historical objects...More

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

North Carolina’s Executive Mansion is not only home to the Governor, it is the “people’s house.” The building is also a meeting space, historic site, and an elegant event location. In addition, thousands of visitors visit during public tour season and during the holiday open...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Governor's Mansion was on our walking tour so we strolled by. It was not open to the public, but the grounds were very pretty with several waling and sitting areas as well as gardens, etc. It is right downtown and easily accessible. The house...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 18 February 2017

You can walk by, peak through the iron fence, but most of it is behind a brick wall. excitement level can vary based on who lives here, and whos standing outside. hasnt been a dull moment as of recent!

Thank SoundCoMaster
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Worth seeing . Only a block from Capitol ! Built 1891 using Prison Labor ,all brick.. Pretty Surrounding Grounds

Thank richard a
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have lived in the area for over 24 years and this is the first time I have toured the decorated mansion. It was beautiful and a must for future Christmas activities.

Thank SCCLane
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Diane H
22 July 2016|
Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
Tours must be made 2 weeks in advance. Check out the North Carolina Executive Mansion website for details, click on Executive Mansion on right hand side bar then scroll down near bottom of page for the link "Capitol Area... More