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Executive Mansion

200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Plan ahead for a worthwhile tour of the interior

You can always walk outside the fence of the governors mansion, peak through the fence at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clemmons, North Carolina
Saw from the outside

North Carolina’s Executive Mansion is not only home to the Governor, it is the “people’s house... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Joanne H
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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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200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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 2 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
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just a block or so from the museums is the governor's mansion (Hi Pat!!). It's a beautiful home with a wonderful garden. I don't think you can take a tour but if you're in the area it's nice to take a gander at the house...More

Thank phosford
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We have been taking our fourth grade students to Raleigh for 4-5 years now and we have tried to get a tour of the Executive Mansion each time and this was our lucky year! It was an amazing tour. The students and the parents that...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I visited the Executive Mansion during the Christmas holidays. The rooms were decorated for the season with numerous Gingerbread Houses.

Thank Madeline103119148
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Governor McCrory has been very accomodating and supportive of many Community Non-Profit organizations and during one recent such event honoring leaders of North Carolina in the past, we enjoyed a casual visit and tour of the building. It was very well maintained and the simple...More

Thank Hooman42
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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