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Mordecai Historic Park

1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
+1 919-996-4364
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Great way to spend a morning

Really interesting history of Raleigh, tour and property, well worth $5 for a guided tour. Guide... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
nickyk73
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Great Trolley Tour

We visited today for a wonderful historical perspective about the city of Raleigh. I was born and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Glenn M
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McDonough, Georgia
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  • Average9%
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1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
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+1 919-996-4364
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Really interesting history of Raleigh, tour and property, well worth $5 for a guided tour. Guide really friendly and knowledgeable. Kitchen garden grows heirloom varieties that you can try.

Thank nickyk73
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We visited today for a wonderful historical perspective about the city of Raleigh. I was born and lived here for a little more than a decade but learned many things I wasn't aware of. The tour was narrated in the comfort of air conditioning so...More

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Mordecai House is a must visit if you enjoy history/historic buildings. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and there were interesting tidbits of information along the way. Parking is free, which was a nice change for downtown Raleigh.

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The guided tour was very comprehensive. Our guide (Jacob) was extremely knowledgeable. Altogether a wonderful tour. The buildings are well preserved and reflect the stories of their times.

1  Thank Elise S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The park is a wonderful treat for any history buff. It's near downtown, so easy to find. But for me, it's about St. Mark's Chapel. A small 150+ year old church moved to the site. My wife and I got married there, and wouldn't trade...More

Thank Sprtsgy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We rented this quaint chapel for a service, and it was beautiful. The traditional wooden fixtures and small size made it the perfect place for our service. The beautiful little park made a nice backdrop for photos as well.

Thank Virgilla G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had seen good things about the trolley tour so we decided to walk down to the park and take a ride. We did have to wait around for the next tour as the one we arrived for was booked full, so you might want...More

Thank Tracie C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Found this in trip magazine at hotel. Very interesting. Wish we could have done tour but tours were over by the time we arrived but it was still fun to walk around and read plaques.

Thank Valerie P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great historical home with a lot of character. The docents do a great job of sharing this family's history with you. There are so many special events here. A hidden gem for your family any time of year.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

More than a museum or 'old house tour' here. Make time to walk the ground and the gardens as well Considering the family was in the house until the 1960's it really gives one insight into Raleigh society. The tour included the outside as well...More

1  Thank tmjrobin
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