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Mordecai Historic Park

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Educational complex well worth a visit

Excellent small museum where you learn about the early history of Raleigh. There is also a walking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Skillman, New Jersey
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Nice tour in Raleigh

We were in Raleigh for a wedding, and had a morning free, so went to this park. Had a great guide... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
Garland, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent small museum where you learn about the early history of Raleigh. There is also a walking tour with a very knowledgeable guide of the structures and local history He was excellent. The only problem was we thought the tour would be about 1 hour....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We were in Raleigh for a wedding, and had a morning free, so went to this park. Had a great guide and enjoyed learning about the Mordecai family and history of Raleigh.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MichelleB567
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The trolley tour left from here with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable college age guide. You see a lot of cool stuff besides historical buildings. The house tour is very interesting and informative, placing you in the historical context with a live, knowledgeable docent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This was a beautiful home. Including the trolley tour very insightful and the air conditioning helped a lot.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TinaTB1977
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A nice little historic park near the heart of downtown. Its also a good place for events such as weddings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Would recommend a stop to take in some local history. Various out buildings and main home plus a option for a terrific 45 minute trolley tour of the nearby down town area for only $10 then a couple dollars more for the tour of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Randomly decided to take our daughter here and check this place out. None of is have ever been here. We decided to try the tour. Cost was $5 per adult, $3 for young children. $13 for a tour that took us over all the grounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ID-27529
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Every December they have a Civil War encampment on the small grounds. You walk outdoors at night to about 4 or 5 different campsites, where the soldiers talk about their situation and hardships. Different rooms in the home are decorated for Christmas and have local...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Good place to visit and tour to get insights into the history of Raleigh and some of its most influential founders.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I cannot recommend this historic house tour highly enough. We have taken numerous historic house tours in Charleston, Savannah, Wilmington and Raleigh and this was one of the best. The Mordecai House is in beautiful condition and our docent was very energetic and highly informative....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen T
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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