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Poplar Grove Plantation

10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
+1 910-686-9518
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Great place for all kinds of markets

We have been to different craft markets, farmers markets, and the plant & herb market - all of them... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy M
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Wonderful Visit!!

We took the house tour and it was wonderful. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. When... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dayle A
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On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum complex with 1850 manor house, smoke house, tenant house and blacksmith shop. Enjoy craft demonstrations, exhibits, farm animals, horse rescue program, Wednesday & Thursday Farmers' Markets, and various festivals throughout the year. Open Monday-Saturday for tours March through November. Closed Sundays. Check daily tour time for low, mid and high season hours. Annual events include the Herb & Garden Fair, Kentucky Derby Party, Pistons, Plugs & Shocks Car Show, Grooves in the Grove, and a Halloween Masquerade. December has candlelight tour hours and a Christmas Festival, including Trail of Lights. Next door is beautiful 63 acre Abbey Nature Preserve with over two miles of trails and pond with footbridge.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
10200 US Highway 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6854
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+1 910-686-9518
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to different craft markets, farmers markets, and the plant & herb market - all of them had great vendors. The beautiful grounds make it an enjoyable shopping day.

Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the house tour and it was wonderful. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. When questions were asked she knew the answer. History of the home was impressive. Ticket prices are very reasonable and everyone was very friendly. If you love history you should...More

Thank Dayle A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We purposely planned out trip to the plantation on Wednesday so we could also check out the local farmer's market. We did the guided tour. The tour guide was very informative and full of information about the family and plantation. Would have liked to see...More

Thank Angie B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poplar Grove hosts two of my favorite things. On Sunday evenings they host sunner concerts. Bring your blanket or chairs and your own food and enjthe music. On Wednesdays they host a nice farmer's market in the morning. There is a wide variety of crafts...More

Thank SueDNH
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The house tour was a treat with a friendly historian. The grounds do not reflect what you typically find at a plantation. There was a BBQ festival on the day we visited, so we enjoyed some sampling afterward.

Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This was a very pleasant and interesting tour. Our guide took her time and answered any questions we had. I would recommend this tour.

Thank Lynn W
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have passed this plantation many times, this year, I made a point to visit. I can't believe it took me this long. While still privately owned, the current owners were able to establish a trust and open this wonderful home and land to the...More

Thank topsailbound
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was enthralled and enchanted during my visit to Poplar Grove in July 2017. The tour guide we had was exceptional, and he involved the whole group in his engaging, entertaining discussions. The grounds are beautiful, and the insight into the history of this area...More

1  Thank tjh2
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoy touring Plantation homes and their grounds and the history behind them. This is a beautiful Plantation home. On the grounds they have a basket weaving shop as well as a horse barn and stables and a blacksmith shop. There is also a family...More

1  Thank Lori M
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

all of these old homes have so much character and old Southern charm, and this one is no different, The architecture and landscaping is breath taking. Wilmington is full of beautiful sites and you really sould not miss any of them.

1  Thank 145wandah
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Beth R
2 July 2017|
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Response from Felicia G | Property representative |
Tours of Poplar Grove Manor House and grounds are ticketed, adults are $12, seniors over 61 are $10, students (6-15 years) are $6, under 6 years of age are freebies. Barnyard tours are $5 for 2 years of age and up. We run... More
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missjimmie
24 September 2015|
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Response from Kat W | Reviewed this property |
No trains, just hay rides in the fall.
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