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Bellamy Mansion

503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4634
+1 910-251-3700
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A bit of civil war history

I recommend the guided tour. It makes the tour more personalized. I enjoyed learning much about... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Beautiful achitecture

The house is beautiful, not a lot of furniture and 4 stories. Enjoyed the audio app to listen to... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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“slave quarters” (70 reviews)
“guided tour” (64 reviews)
“civil war” (39 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4634
+1 910-251-3700
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

I recommend the guided tour. It makes the tour more personalized. I enjoyed learning much about Wilmington's residents and thier culture. Things sure were different in 1860. Touring this home enlightens us about how many conviences we have today.

1  Thank JPERCHY
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The house is beautiful, not a lot of furniture and 4 stories. Enjoyed the audio app to listen to the history of the house.

Thank roku10191
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Visiting this historic mansion is like stepping into the past....seeing first hand the beautiful carvings, the tall columns, the amazingly beautiful fireplaces...be able to go to the look out windows on the very top and seeing the views once witness by the settlers.....the Cape Fear...More

Thank Bobbysundrop
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Walked from the Front Street area. Lovey pre civil war home. Tour was rich in architectural details & local history. Took about an hour, but was very interesting. Learn about pre & post civil war history. Building techniques, foods and customs. Go visit!

Thank JFR502S
Reviewed January 30, 2017

I absolutely love the architecture of the house, inside and out! I recently started volunteering there and every volunteer is dedicated to preserving the history of the Bellamy mansion and its residents. It does require a lot of walking and stairs, but they offer a...More

Thank Lawren M
Reviewed January 25, 2017

I was the only person on a guided tour, which felt a little strange, but loved it. This house still has the original slave quarters on the property. I love that Wilmington cares enough to preserve their historical houses.

Thank martha s
Reviewed January 20, 2017

It was a very informative tour, got a really good feel for "Urban" antebellum life. There are a LOT of stairs so wear very comfortable shoes and pray for cloud cover, luckily we had temps in the low 70s (In January, no less). Summer temps...More

1  Thank jjsalemi
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The Bellamy Mansion should be on everyone's must-see list when in Wilmington. The house itself is gorgeous, and the history behind it is fascinating! The tour began with a very interesting film in the visitor's center. The film told about the history of the Bellamy...More

Thank katsusanna
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

I remember in the 90s I helped my x girl friend on a archaeological dig around the grounds.Found some cool stuff and the place looks a whole lot better since then. This place is a great educational site on Wilmington's local history.

1  Thank Justin L
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Our guide, Leslie, made this wonderful historic house come alive for us. The way she described the lives of the people who lived there made you feel like a part of the family. You could almost hear the footsteps of the children who lived there...More

1  Thank BooneCruiser
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Wayne S
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Ronald L | Reviewed this property |
No it's not.
August 6, 2016|
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Response from jamesn142 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember what the cost of a senior ticket is. You're asking a senior who can't remember. I do remember that the house is not air conditioned. It is worth being warm just to see it and hear about the family that lived... More
Jan B
June 27, 2016|
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Response from lindaO5202HZ | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can purchase the tickets at the mansion on the day of your tour. But the downtown hotels and other venues always seem to be offering discount tickets, so you can beat the at the door price if you shop a round a... More