Visit Mordecai Historic Park: We offer guided tours of the Mordecai Mansion, an antebellum plantation home and tours of other historic structures which have been moved to Mordecai Park for preservation, including the Birthplace of Andrew Johnson.
PARK TOUR HOURS: Tuesday- Saturday: 10am-3pm on the hour. (1-3pm when a school group is on site), Sunday: 1pm- 3pm on the hour; One- hour tours begin every hour, last tour begins at 3pm. Tour times are subject to change please check the calendar below. Groups by reservation. Call 919.857.4364 for more information.
RALEIGH TROLLEY TOURS (Trolley tours are only on Saturday): Mordecai Historic Park is also home to the Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours which make one hour narrated tours around downtown Raleigh every Saturday March-December.
Hours for Trolley Tours: The Raleigh Trolley leaves from Mordecai Historic Park every Saturday, March through December, at 11am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, & 2:45pm. Tours times are subject to change so please check the calendar below or call 919.857.4364.
Admission for Trolley Tours: $8 for adults, $4 for youth (7-17), children (6 and under) are free. Reservations for the trolley tours can be made in advance for the following Saturday by calling 919.857.4364 or visiting the Mordecai Historic Park Gift Shop.
Just north of downtown at 1 Mimosa Street you will find Mordecai Historic Park (919–857–4364), a former antebellum plantation. Here you can get a glimpse of nineteenth-century life and see the cabin where Andrew Johnson, the nation’s seventeenth president, was born.
Admission to tour the Lane House and Oakwood is free, but there is a fee ($) for the Mordecai tour. Oakwood can be toured at any time. The Lane House is open on an irregular basis, and Mordecai Park is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Trolley tours ($–$$, free for children age six and under) originate from Mordecai Park Saturdays from March through December from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Mordecai Historic Park and Trolley Tours offers great history not only of Raleigh and North Carolina but our country. The Mordecai mansion has great tours which guide you through the history of the area and home. You can also take a trolley tour of Raleigh afterward. Throughout the year there are fun events held on the Mordecai park grounds.