Joel Lane Museum House, Raleigh, North Carolina
160 South Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603| Map |
See the birthplace of Raleigh before venturing out to discover its subtleties. The Joel Lane Museum House was built in the early 1770s before the capital of Raleigh had been established. Called the ''Father of Raleigh'', Joel Lane built his home in what was at the time a rural part of North Carolina. This luxurious home was said to be the ''best house for 100 miles.'' Today, it stands as a reminder of what Raleigh once was and what it has become since Lane harnessed its potential. Families can take a tour led by a costumed guide and watch the history of Raleigh unfold before them. The Joel Lane Museum House is the perfect start to a Raleigh vacation.
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Tours begin in the Visitors Center at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street.
Address: 160 South Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603| Map
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Price: Adults: $8; Students: $4; Children(0-5): Free; Seniors(65+): $7 More Info