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Joel Lane House in Autumn

The Joel Lane Museum House is located at the corner of South St. Mary’s and West Hargett Streets in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tours begin in the Visitors Center at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street.

Admission Information

*Note: Tours are currently suspended in response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Adults: $8.00

Seniors (65 and over): $7.00

Students (kindergarten through college, with id): $4.00

Children under 6: Free

Blue Star Families: Free year-round

More Information:

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Parking and Directions

The museum is located at the corner of Hargett and St. Mary’s Streets, near Boylan Bridge. Enter “160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh” into your GPS.

Parking is free. On-street parking is available on Saint Mary’s Street in front of the Visitors Center and on Hargett Street in front of the Museum House.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Accessibility

The Visitors Center and Museum Store are accessible by a ramp. The Museum House and the “Kitchen” building can only be entered by climbing several steps. With advanced reservations, a guided virtual tour is available for those who cannot enter the inaccessible buildings. Strollers are prohibited in the museum buildings. Infants and young toddlers must be carried.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Reciprocal Programs and Discounts

AAA: With a current AAA card, discount is $1.00 off the adult or senior admission fee.

NARM: Members with current NARM membership card from a participating institution (with the exception of museums within 15 miles) are admitted free. To be taken to a map of participating institutions, click this link: NARM Institutions

Time Travelers: Members with current membership card from an institution participating in Time Travelers receive a $1 discount for adults and seniors. To be taken to a map of participating institutions, click this link: Time Travelers’ Instiutions

National Trust for Historic Preservation: Members with current National Trust membership card receive a $1 discount for adults and seniors.

Blue Star Families/Military: Active-duty military personnel and their families receive free admission year-round.

Only one discount per admission. Discounts may not be combined.