Joel Lane Museum House

  • Address: 160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.833.3431

About

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.

  • About

    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.

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    General Amenities
    • 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
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    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Capacity 100
    • Classroom Capacity 45
    • Reception Capacity 145
    Hall Parlor
    • Classroom Capacity: 45
    • Reception Capacity: 45
    Outside Garden
    • Banquet Capacity: 100
    • Reception Capacity: 100
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