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Executive Mansion

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Beautiful structure

The executive mansion isn’t open to the public most of the year. It is centrally located, though... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Stephen T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Nice Tour

This was our last stoo of the class field trip. Although the rooms were roped off, we were able to... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
Greenville, North Carolina
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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
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200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Make this stop part of your dowtown walk....no need to make a special trip. Very large home right dwntown.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen T
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Visiting Raleigh with my brother, he wanted to see the governor's manse. It wasnt open at the time, but nice for my brother to recall.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed April 23, 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank zetaspeechlady
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We got to visit the Governors Foyer and just look into 5 rooms on the ground floor. The trip name should be changed to the Governors Foyer.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed September 14, 2017

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!

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank jroliver1017
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DebbiD_11
Reviewed July 19, 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank gatortunor
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Diane H
July 21, 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