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Mordecai Historic Park

  • 1 Mimosa St.
    Raleigh, NC 27604

Located in downtown Raleigh, this site is home to some of N.C.'s most extraordinary treasures, including the Mordecai House and the birthplace of 17th President Andrew Johnson. Tours are offered Tues.-Sun. Historic trolley tours of Raleigh are offered on Sat., Mar.-Dec. Admission and hours vary.

The Mordecai Historic Park Visitor Center offers tour tickets and park information, as well as the gift shop and a state-of-the-art classroom. The Visitor Center Gallery, Classroom and St. Mark's Chapel at Mordecai Historic Park are available for rental for meetings and events.


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  • Accepts Company Debit Cards:
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  • Admission Charge $: $5.00
  • Children Welcome:
  • Free Parking:
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  • Near Interstate:
  • Monday Hours: closed
  • Tuesday Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Sunday Hours: 1pm-4pm

Group Tour

  • Group Rate Available:
Mordecai Historic Park Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 4
  • Theatre Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Reception Capacity: 250
  • Space Notes: Chairs and tables only provided for classroom.
  • Description: Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, Mordecai's St. Mark's Chapel provides a warm, intimate setting for any small wedding or gathering. The Mordecai Historic Park Grounds and East Lawn make a unique and memorable backdrop for your special day. Tents, dancing, amplified music, and alcohol are allowed on the grounds. The Mordecai Visitors Center Classroom and Gallery are available for engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, company events and more. Please direct all rental inquires to 919.996.4363.
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  • Any Outside Catering Allowed:
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  • Total Capacity: 150
  • Parking Onsite:
  • Rental Equipment Available:
  • Wireless in Meeting Space:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
St. Mark's Chapel X           55     55             No  
Mordecai Grounds and East Lawn X                       250     No  
Visitors Center Gallery X                       75     No  
Visitors Center Classroom X           70     70     40     75     No  

Haunted Trolley

  • October 20, 2017 - October 27, 2017
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Jump on board the Haunted Trolley, if you dare, for a special late night tour of downtown Raleigh’s most haunted places. Jump aboard - you never... View Details

Haunted Mordecai Festival

  • October 28, 2017
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604

Enjoy an afternoon of Halloween-themed fun including food, music, games and crafts on the lawn at Mordecai Historic Park. There will be a costume cont... View Details

Haunted Mordecai Lantern

  • October 28, 2017
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604

Some believe that the Mordecai House is the most haunted home in North Carolina. Do you? Join Mordecai Historic Park for this nighttime tour... View Details

Antiques and Collections: Determining Value by Leland Little

  • November 09, 2017
  • Location: Mordecai Historic Park
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604

The Joel Lane Museum House and Mordecai Historic Park present a lecture on Antiques and Collections: Determining Value by Leland Little. Mr. Little wi... View Details

Mordecai Holiday Tour

  • December 09, 2017
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604

Join Mordecai Historic Park for Holiday Lantern Tours and see how the holidays would have been celebrated in years past. These guided tours ... View Details

Mordecai Holidays Open House

  • December 09, 2017 - December 10, 2017
  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Visit the Mordecai Holidays Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays in years past. Rooms will be decorated to repre... 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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