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Joel Lane Museum House

  • 728 W. Hargett 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:
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-2pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-2pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-2pm
  • Saturday Hours: 1-4pm
  • Sunday Hours: by appt. for groups
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  

Lecture on “Applying Technology in the Search of Colonial Roads” by Dale Loberger

  • September 07, 2014
  • Address: 728 W. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27603

Historic maps contain both fact and fantasy. Dales’s personal fascination with the contents of maps has led him on a surprising journey of fanci... View Details

Tavern Party

  • September 18, 2014
  • Location: Joel Lane Museum House Garndens
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603

The Joel Lane Museum House, "The Birthplace of Raleigh," will sponsor its sixth Tavern Party in the Gardens on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 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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