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Address: 200 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1073
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+1 919-807-7950
09:00 - 18:00
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This 37,500-square-foot grand mansion, built during the late 1800s in the...

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.

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Nice mansion!

The Governor's Mansion was on our walking tour so we strolled by. It was not open to the public, but the grounds were very pretty with several waling and sitting areas as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Governor's Mansion was on our walking tour so we strolled by. It was not open to the public, but the grounds were very pretty with several waling and sitting areas as well as gardens, etc. It is right downtown and easily accessible. The house itself has a great history and is in great shape. Stop by on one of... More 

Thank J L
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

You can walk by, peak through the iron fence, but most of it is behind a brick wall. excitement level can vary based on who lives here, and whos standing outside. hasnt been a dull moment as of recent!

Thank SoundCoMaster
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Worth seeing . Only a block from Capitol ! Built 1891 using Prison Labor ,all brick.. Pretty Surrounding Grounds

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have lived in the area for over 24 years and this is the first time I have toured the decorated mansion. It was beautiful and a must for future Christmas activities.

Thank SCCLane
Huntersville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 from the outside.

Thank phosford
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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Reviewed 10 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 we were with were in awe of the grandeur of the mansion. It truly is... More 

Thank Heather K
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

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

Thank Madeline103119148
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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 food that we enjoyed from the buffet was exceptional. I don't know if that was... More 

Thank Hooman42
Raleigh, North Carolina
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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 people of North Carolina

Thank Paul M
Matthews, North Carolina
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Reviewed 14 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, architecture or gardening, you will not be disappointed in what the tour guides have to... More 

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