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.

Mordecai Historic Park

1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
+1 919-996-4364
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent tour, worth the stop!

My husband and I spent about 2 hours touring the Mordecai home and grounds. Justin was our tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DakotaBrwn
,
Pittsburgh
via mobile
Interesting history for children

Our kids thoroughly enjoyed our self guided tour of the grounds and house. Very interesting story... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristi M
Read all 118 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mordecai house” (18 reviews)
“trolley tour” (9 reviews)
“law office” (8 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION
1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
CONTACT
Website
+1 919-996-4364
Write a Review
Reviews (118)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I spent about 2 hours touring the Mordecai home and grounds. Justin was our tour guide and did an amazing job of explaining the history of the Mordecai family and each of the buildings on site. She was incredibly knowledgeable and including...More

Thank DakotaBrwn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids thoroughly enjoyed our self guided tour of the grounds and house. Very interesting story of the family that once lived there.

Thank Kristi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Mordecai as part of a school field trip. The house was very interesting and had many artifacts. The trolley ride showed you some amazing old buildings in downtown Raleigh and gave you just enough of the history behind them. Our tour guide was...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married in the very old and very small Chapel on the grounds. Lovely place for a wedding. Also great place for a picnic during the warm weather months.

Thank John L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My daughter lives in this area in a high rise bldg. My husband and I love the old homes there and it is such a beautiful area for touring and walking! A must see part of Raleigh~

Thank bonniewest2017
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Really interesting history of Raleigh, tour and property, well worth $5 for a guided tour. Guide really friendly and knowledgeable. Kitchen garden grows heirloom varieties that you can try.

Thank nickyk73
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We visited today for a wonderful historical perspective about the city of Raleigh. I was born and lived here for a little more than a decade but learned many things I wasn't aware of. The tour was narrated in the comfort of air conditioning so...More

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Mordecai House is a must visit if you enjoy history/historic buildings. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and there were interesting tidbits of information along the way. Parking is free, which was a nice change for downtown Raleigh.

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The guided tour was very comprehensive. Our guide (Jacob) was extremely knowledgeable. Altogether a wonderful tour. The buildings are well preserved and reflect the stories of their times.

1  Thank Elise S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The park is a wonderful treat for any history buff. It's near downtown, so easy to find. But for me, it's about St. Mark's Chapel. A small 150+ year old church moved to the site. My wife and I got married there, and wouldn't trade...More

Thank Sprtsgy
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
519 reviews
.81 km away
18 Seaboard
715 reviews
.78 km away
J Betski's
250 reviews
.80 km away
Stanbury
103 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
1,831 reviews
1.36 km away
North Carolina Museum of History
703 reviews
1.40 km away
North Carolina State Capitol
256 reviews
1.53 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Florence B
29 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from bonniewest2017 | Reviewed this property |
I personally do not know how far away it is but if you are used to inner city walking , then I think that it is very doable. It is quite difficult to find parking in downtown Raleigh period, but not impossible. Hope you... More
1
Vote