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Executive Mansion

200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Beautiful mansion

Just a block or so from the museums is the governor's mansion (Hi Pat!!). It's a beautiful home... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Huntersville, North Carolina
Educational Field Trip

We have been taking our fourth grade students to Raleigh for 4-5 years now and we have tried to get... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Heather K
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
via mobile
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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, free tours of the grounds are still available.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
+1 919-807-7950
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just a block or so from the museums is the governor's mansion (Hi Pat!!). It's a beautiful home with a wonderful garden. I don't think you can take a tour but if you're in the area it's nice to take a gander at the house...More

Thank phosford
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We have been taking our fourth grade students to Raleigh for 4-5 years now and we have tried to get a tour of the Executive Mansion each time and this was our lucky year! It was an amazing tour. The students and the parents that...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I visited the Executive Mansion during the Christmas holidays. The rooms were decorated for the season with numerous Gingerbread Houses.

Thank Madeline103119148
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Governor McCrory has been very accomodating and supportive of many Community Non-Profit organizations and during one recent such event honoring leaders of North Carolina in the past, we enjoyed a casual visit and tour of the building. It was very well maintained and the simple...More

Thank Hooman42
Reviewed 16 July 2016

After passing through security ( after all the Governor does live here ) you are greeted by very friendly staff that guide you through the open to the public rooms on the ground floor. A beautiful place and a tribute to all Governors and the...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

New Friends of the Carolinas travel group visited the Executive Mansion on their way to the State Capital and were welcomed to a early morning of history and hospitality. This is an informative tour that will surprise and delight the visitor. If you're into history,...More

Thank gatorgal1972
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The gardens around the Executive mansion are as impressive if not more than the mansion itself. I particularly like the vegetable gardens. They supply the governor and his family with a lot of their fresh produce. The flower collections are very well done. My garden...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Toured the home as a part of a field trip. I love this old home. It is not only beautiful, but what a treasure for North Carolina. We should be proud of this attraction. The staff were very helpful and friendly. This was not my...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This venue, if you can get in, reminds you of old North Carolina and North Carolina history. Each governor puts their stamp on the place.

Thank jcrboc
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I had the pleasure of viewing the decorated Executive Mansion during the holiday open house. There was security but they just looked in our purses and had us go through a metal detector. We were then free to look around on the first floor of...More

2  Thank NCTraveler2015
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Diane H
21 July 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