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Bellamy Mansion

503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-3700
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Ranked #11 of 39 Attractions in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Specialty Museums
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

The guide (Denise I believe is her name) was really well informed, friendly and fun to do the guided tour with. Tips aren't pushed at all but would recommend that you give one! House is quite impressive and a good piece of NC history. Well restored.

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Federalsburg, Maryland
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting! It was quite a walk, but worth every step to hear about the family and house history. It is definitely a go see when in Wilmington. Where your comfortable shoes.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I had visited Wilmington for many summers as a child and fell in love with this lovely home even in it's deteriorating mode. I was thrilled to see that it is now restored and can be toured. We visited here with daughter's family as a field trip during our vacation for her 6 children who are homeschooled in Ohio. The... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The history of the place to include the still standing slave quarters was simply phenomenal! The technology designed into the home was decades ahead of its time.

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North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a great tour guide and the house was very interesting! It was worth the admission price. We would recommend this tour.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We missed the guided tour and did the walking tour our selves . Very unusual home since it was built so early but so modern in his time was the architect .

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Long Island New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed touring this mansion and learning about the family that lived in it (the last remaining child of the family died in I believe the 1940s and lived there until then). The estate is impressive and there's a lot to take away from it. I think what I enjoyed the most however was the fact that unlike other... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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134 reviews 134 reviews
74 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Decided to go with a designated tour with paid admission. Started off with an informational video that was not too long, with pieces of pertinent information about the structure and history. Our tour guide was informative, polite and looked professional. Our group was able to hear loud and clear. They also gave enough time for Q&A and moved everything along... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have driven by the mansion many times over the years but I had never taken the time to do a tour. I took my daughter on a Friday afternoon. We had a very good afternoon. We took the guided tour and I would recommend this. They have a recorded self tour as well. There is no extra charge for... More

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Radford, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very interesting tour. Learned about the city life of a Southern aristocrat. Tour guide was informative however the group had trouble hearing and sometimes people at the end of the group missed part of the explanation due to the guide talking before the whole group arrived in each room. A microphone on the guide would have also benefitted the group.

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