We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cupola House

408 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1936
+1 252-482-2637
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Unique and interesting history

The volunteers here include some real history buffs. They can tell you about the house and the... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Ontario76
,
Oakville, Canada
Cute historical home and gardens!

Saw this historical home from a distance and were excited to take the tour! Entered through the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
CarsonsMommy
,
Durham, NC
via mobile
Read all 49 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“in town” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
408 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1936
CONTACT
Website
+1 252-482-2637
Write a ReviewReviews (49)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"visitor center"
in 4 reviews
"historical homes"
in 2 reviews
"in town"
in 2 reviews
"gardens"
in 14 reviews
"furnishings"
in 5 reviews
"restoration"
in 4 reviews
"visitors"
in 7 reviews
"volunteers"
in 9 reviews
"tours"
in 5 reviews
"woodwork"
in 2 reviews
"plants"
in 2 reviews
"house"
in 17 reviews
"tickets"
in 4 reviews
"buffs"
in 2 reviews
"community"
in 2 reviews
"stories"
in 2 reviews
"life"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2018

The volunteers here include some real history buffs. They can tell you about the house and the people who lived there and about the furnishings in detail. We took the tour all the way up to the cupola, which was made as an observation spot....More

Thank Ontario76
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Saw this historical home from a distance and were excited to take the tour! Entered through the lovely garden gate, taking several photos. Tried to enter but apparently you have to find the visitors center to get a ticket to tour. Would make much more...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were in Edenton on a day the house itself was closed but were able to walk the exterior and the gardens. If you garden, whether from the US or abroad, I think you might enjoy this one. Clearly a lot of work has been...More

Thank Maxine2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Small but worth a stop, the gardens were lovely, and the volunteers friendly! It doesn't take much time but interesting.

Thank whidbeycj
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A must see in Edenton, the Cupola House is absolutely beautiful inside and out. Docents are very knowledgable You must get tickets to visit. If you can't visit the inside, still make sure to see the well maintained, lovely gardens.

Thank elandja
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Cupola House is a must see when visiting Edenton. There is a small well taken care of garden that will first grab your attention. The volunteers do a good job of maintaining it. The house was at one point the county library. The restorations...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Cupola House is a prominent fixture just one block up Broad St from the waterfront. There is a beautiful well tended garden that surrounds the property. My pet peeve with most of the historic sites in Edenton also applies to the CH, the lack...More

Thank rjmurphynj12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Beautifully redone old 1758 home literally saved by the community of Edenton . Volunteer guide was both very knowledgeable and fun. Particularly nice gardens - an Iris in bloom on November 27th!

Thank mariasmomonkent
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the Cupola House and Ken and James were full of interesting facts and anecdotal information about the house and it's inhabitants. We even got to go up to the cupola (a narrow winding staircase) which offers fantastic views of the...More

Thank Marvin T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Cupola house is rich in American history! The house is open for tours. You have to go to the visitor center on Broad street to get your tickets first.

Thank seasidenlovinit
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Edenton Hotels
Americas Best Value Inn- Edenton
105 reviews
2.25 km away
Hampton Inn Edenton
423 reviews
2.41 km away
Rodeway Inn & Suites
68 reviews
24.74 km away
Holiday Inn Express
85 reviews
26.61 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Table at Inner Banks Inn
299 reviews
.66 km away
309 Bistro & Spirits
356 reviews
.15 km away
Waterman's Grill
333 reviews
.04 km away
Downtown Cafe and Soda Shoppe
91 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Edenton
177 reviews
.16 km away
Penelope Barker House Welcome Center
138 reviews
.16 km away
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
58 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cupola House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit