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Civil Ear era antebellum house, nicely preserved with many original furnishings. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided interesting anecdotes of the Bellamy family. Tour included the slave quarters and all 4 floors of the mansion and took about 90 minutes. Great opportunity to see...More
I love hearing stories of old historic homes and the families that built them. This is a fantastic piece of Wilmington history worth seeing and learning about. Our guide was very knowledgable about everything there. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Wilmington.
There were around 20 people in our tour. The. Guide would start talking about an area before all of the group would get into the room. We were so disappointed that we missed hearing so much of the history of the home.
Date of experience: May 2019
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Bellamy_Museum, Manager at Bellamy Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
While guides do walk and talk with larger groups, in order to keep the tour to around an hour, we're certainly sorry to read that you didn't have an optimal experience. We'll pass on your feedback. Thanks.
Our incredibly well-prepared guide gave us the unvarnished story of the extended Bellamy family, and their experiences pre-, during, and post-Civil War, through the tragic 20th century fire, and the current restorations.
The house is extraordinary - a plantation-sized, airy, light-filled and brilliantly-designed mansion in...More