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Address: 503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4634
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Great preservation of an era in history

This house was very interesting to tour. I really enjoyed the opportunity to see the slave quarters as it gave a good perspective as to the living conditions they had to endure... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This house was very interesting to tour. I really enjoyed the opportunity to see the slave quarters as it gave a good perspective as to the living conditions they had to endure. The house itself was beautiful. Incredible architecture and full of fantastic information.

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Syracuse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited one day of our recent vacation and I must admit that I wasn't sure I would enjoy this visit, but I was BLOWN AWAY! They've done so much to restore this mansion to it's original authenticity and historical design that it is a beautiful thing to behold and to imagine the hours of labor that... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have even a little interest in history, architecture or engineering you will enjoy this attraction. Numerous engineering innovations, advanced for the time were incorporated in the design. They have been true to the house and not turned it into a stage set out of Hollywood. Our guide was absolutely entertaining and knowledgeable about the era and the home’s... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Be sure you get the guided tour...they have good stories to tell. Takes about 1.5 hours. My teenage son didn't enjoy it has much as I did.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an amazing representation of antebellum architecture. Make sure that you go with a guide. Our docent was very knowledgeable and interesting. He fills in all of the little details that make this house unique. My wife and I went to Myrtle Beach on vacation and drove to Wilmington (about an hour drive) and ended up taking two days... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bellamy Mansion has great history and is a must-see in Wilmington. The rooms were restored beautifully and the displays very well done. The slave quarter was very interesting to see as well! Our tour guide (an older woman) was very knowledgeable and friendly about allowing people to join the tour as they arrived.

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Raleigh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to the mansion is worth your time. The home has a lot of history especially around the civil war. Our tour guide was well informed and gave an enlightening and entertaining tour. My only beef was there is not a lot of furniture in the house.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This elegant Civil War era home was built with slaves and still has the slave quarters to view and imagine what life was like for the men and women who lived there during the Civil War and beyond. Both the slave quarters and the house itself have been restored by many, many countless volunteers like myself, my husband and daughter!... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bellamy Mansion is a piece of Wilmington history and I highly recommend the tour and gardens. The house was built by slaves, something they mention frequently, it is a great historical tour that includes most of the grounds which includes slave quarters. You'll see authentic furniture too, which adds another level of interest to the tour. The gardens are... More 

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Saranac, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mansion is beautiful and original looking. Lots of good information provided about its history and architecture. $12/adult seems a little high for ticket price but we still enjoyed it.

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