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Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts

503 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: 910-251-3700
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The Bellamy Mansion Museum is one of North Carolina’s most spectacular examples of antebellum architecture. Located in downtown Wilmington, the mansion was built for physician and planter John Dillard Bellamy, his wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harris, and their nine children on the eve of the Civil War. Hear the stories of the Bellamy family, as well as those of the free and enslaved black artisans who built the home and crafted intricate details throughout the house. The mansion now serves as a museum of history and the design arts, offering daily tours and many dynamic educational and cultural programs throughout the year. Tour the magnificent 10,000-square-foot home, visit the meticulously-recreated gardens, and walk through the recently restored Slave Quarters, one of the best preserved urban slave quarters in the country. Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays. $12 adults, $6 students. Free for ages 4 and younger. bellamymansion.org

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