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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...more
We walked to the Executive ( or Govenors) Mansion Saturday night. Beautiful lights inside and out and the trees, oh my. The dining room was set for 24 people but we couldn't hear the details as it was so crowded. They also has singers there...More
The executive mansion isn’t open to the public most of the year. It is centrally located, though, and worth a stroll on the block surrounding the mansion when you are visiting the Capitol district or historic Oakwood. You can get good views from the street...More
We went during the Christmas season open house. The house was decorated professionally, so it was lovely. The best part was the live entertainment. Various groups performed throughout the day. The children's choir was so cute.
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
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!
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.
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
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
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 Visitor Services".