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Mordecai Historic Park

1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
+1 919-996-4364
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Great tour

Very fascinating history and well educated tour guide. There is a lot to take in as you go around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex W
via mobile
Wake County History

Once the largest plantation in the county and the house itself is the oldest one still at its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fascinating history and well educated tour guide. There is a lot to take in as you go around. I highly recommend taking time to read about the history further in the books offered in the gift shop.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once the largest plantation in the county and the house itself is the oldest one still at its original location. From 1745. Take the tour if you can and wander the grounds and visit the outbuildings. Very cool considering how close it is to downtown...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 3 November 2017 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 1 November 2017

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
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Florence B
29 September 2017|
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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