North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, North Carolina is the official home of the Governor of North Carolina and a historic landmark. The governor's house was completed in 1891, it was refurbished in 1975 and is now a national historic landmark. Visitors can tour the building during the tour season. The historic building is also an event location. The executive mansion fine arts committee works on the preservation and maintenance of the mansion. Tours require reservations.
Things to Do
- Visit the Victorian style mansion that is home to the governor, visiting hours and tours are available on select days.
- Although tours are free, reservations might be required. Visitors can have a guided tour.
- Many historical and artistic objects are on display in the mansion.
- Visitors can see the entrance hall and the morning room with portraits of the past governors, morning room with its intricate furniture, the parlors, the ballroom and the library, the dining room and the gardens.
- Visitors can visit the beautiful rose garden, and see oak and magnolia trees, beautiful azaleas and camellias, Victorian garden, kitchen garden, and the vegetable garden.
- Young visitors can play in the woodland play area, this area has play equipment and bird feeders.
North Carolina executive Mansion Insider Tips
- Public restrooms are not available in the executive mansion.