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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.


  • 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  

Play: "Oldest Living Confederate Widow"

  • February 06, 2015
  • Address: 110 S. East St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The Joel Lane Museum House, “The Birthplace of Raleigh,” will sponsor a performance of Oldest Living Confederate Widow on Friday, Feb. 6, ... View Details

Film and Discussion: "Anglers, Whalers and Waves"

  • February 12, 2015
  • Location: Visitors Center
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh, NC 27603

Tony Curtis will present his film, Anglers, Whalers and Waves: the Story of Samuel Windsor, which is based on the life of Samuel Windsor, head of the ... 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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