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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 home. It became the “Birthplace of N.C.’s Capital” when Joel Lane sold 1,000 acres to the state in 1792 for the new capital. The site includes two other historic buildings and a museum store. Tours are provided by costumed docents. Admission and hours vary.

General

General
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • LGBT Welcoming:
  • 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: In A Very Tastey Style: Lessons in Likeness by Michael Ausbon

  • September 14, 2017
  • Location: Joel Lane Museum House Visitors' Center
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603

The Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on “In A Very Tastey Style: Lessons in Likeness” by Michael Ausbon. Portraiture in Europe an... View Details

Things that Went Bump in the Night in the Early American Republic

  • October 15, 2017
  • Location: Joel Lane Museum House Visitors Center
  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603

From witches and angels to headless horsemen and mermaids, the early American republic was filled with the mystical and the paranormal. Just in time f... 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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