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Joel Lane Museum House

  • 160 S. Saint Mary's St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

Built in 1769, this landmark is Wake County’s oldest existing home. It became the “Birthplace of North Carolina’s Capital” when Joel Lane sold 1,000 acres to the state in 1792 for the formation of the new capital. Tours are provided by costumed docents. Admission and hours vary; call or visit website.

General

General
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Friday Hours: 10am-2pm
  • Saturday Hours: 1-4pm
  • Sunday Hours: by appt. for groups
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-2pm
Joel Lane Museum House Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 0
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 45
  • Reception Capacity: 145

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Hall Parlor X               45         45     No  
Outside Garden X                   100     100     No  

Camp Flintlock Summer Day Camp 2016

  • June 13, 2016 - June 17, 2016
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

For 1st to 5th grade children. Children must have completed the 1st grade but not the 7th (i.e., a child should be approximately 7–12 years ol... View Details

Independence Day Open House 2016

  • July 04, 2016
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603

The Joel Lane Museum House, "The Birthplace of Raleigh," will sponsor its 25th annual Independence Day Open House on Mon., July 4, 2016 from... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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