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Poplar Grove Plantation

10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
+1 910-686-9518
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Poplar Grove Plantation Trails

I love going here for a run on the trails. Very pet and People friendly and feel safe and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brenda e
Beautiful Historic Site

This was really interesting and informative. I love history and there’s always something to learn... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Wilmington, North Carolina
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On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum complex with 1850 manor house, smoke house, tenant house and blacksmith shop. Enjoy craft demonstrations, exhibits, farm animals, horse rescue program, Wednesday & Thursday Farmers' Markets, and various festivals throughout the year. Open Monday-Saturday for tours March through November. Closed Sundays. Check daily tour time for low, mid and high season hours. Annual events include the Herb & Garden Fair, Kentucky Derby Party, Pistons, Plugs & Shocks Car Show, Grooves in the Grove, and a Halloween Masquerade. December has candlelight tour hours and a Christmas Festival, including Trail of Lights. Next door is beautiful 63 acre Abbey Nature Preserve with over two miles of trails and pond with footbridge.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
+1 910-686-9518
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going here for a run on the trails. Very pet and People friendly and feel safe and the grounds around the Plantation are beautiful

Thank Brenda e
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was really interesting and informative. I love history and there’s always something to learn when you visit any historic place.

Thank krissypoo79
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I did the paranormal tour they offered around Halloween. I didn't know exactly what to expect and had never been here before. At first I thought it was going to be corny when the guide started talking to the ghosts, but as the tour went...More

1  Thank MelissaClaire93
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We took the tour of this beautiful plantation home with a very knowledgeable guide and enjoyed every bite of it.

Thank P L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Stopped here to get my wife her "plantation Fix". Not bad. Good tour and clean grounds. Interesting house and a few outbuildings. Barn is now a wedding venue as is the grounds behind the house. Interesting lady in the "basket" building.

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Definitely be here for the harvest, where they have activities for the kids to make and take. Also there will be hay rides and the veggies and crafts to buy.

Thank MS649673
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Stopped in recently on our way back from an overnight in Wilmington. Just about a 20 minute drive from downtown. We lucked out in being the only guests on our tour with Wayne, a former Coast Guard Captain who was chock full of knowledge about...More

Thank capecodders4
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Three midwestern couples - thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Ticket prices were very affordable. Great discussion about the history of the plantation, founding family, life on the plantation over the years, and changes as the property was passed from generation to generation. Very informative laminated...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went tonight to the paranormal ghost tour and it was awesome. Prior to that, I had a tarot card reading and it was spot on! I would highly recommend this tour as it had so much history and was so fun!

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 2 October 2017

After arriving at Plantation we purchased tour tickets and we meet Karen our tour guide. We started the house tour it was great . Karen was knowledgeable of the Fuye Family and events on the plantation from when founded to it today. We were lucky...More

1  Thank crzcaz
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Beth R
2 July 2017|
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Response from Felicia G | Property representative |
Tours of Poplar Grove Manor House and grounds are ticketed, adults are $12, seniors over 61 are $10, students (6-15 years) are $6, under 6 years of age are freebies. Barnyard tours are $5 for 2 years of age and up. We run... More
25 September 2015|
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Response from kdarletta | Reviewed this property |
No trains, just hay rides in the fall.