Free to visit but donations welcomed.
This was part of a larger historical site related to a tobacco plantation and slavery. Very interesting and well worth a visit.
The yellow brain looking item is a fruit - known as monkey brain fruit, maclura pomifera, hedge apple and mock orange to name but a few - they are edible but unappetising to humans and animals. This was the first time i had seen them.
Sep 17, 2022
Stagville is an exceptional historical site. The staff is extremely organized and diverse. I’ve visited multiple times for various events and it has always been welcoming, informative, and sincere depictions of a difficult element of the American experience. The staff is full of well read and articulate historians. I’ve done the tour with different tour guides and I learn something new EVERYTIME. Today I went for a cooking demonstration with The Chronicles of Adam. Dontavius was so informative and creative in his presentation. I learned so much about the food and home life of the enslaved populations throughout the south. I am so grateful to be in the know about Stagville and their many events and tours. I will continue to visit and bring people here for years to come. I’m proud of the history shared here and I hope more people embrace our past so we can learn from it and move forward together. Thank you to everyone who works and volunteers here. You all are the hopes and dreams of the enslaved.
Aug 26, 2022
Stagville provides a window into an important chapter in North Carolina history. This exhibit centers the experiences of enslaved men and women on the largest antebellum plantation in the state. While self-guided tours are allowed, I would recommend a guided tour. It's only $2 for adults and $1 for children. It was phenomenal. I could have listened to our guide all afternoon. She gave historical context, shared compelling stories and patiently answered questions. Be sure to check the schedule for the tour-times. I reached out to confirm the tour was happening.
Aug 13, 2022
Interesting but would be much better with the guided tour. It said it was open, but nothing was open and no one was working.
Jul 16, 2022
Have been here a couple times before. Like every time before, I was amazed by the wealth of knowledge the guides have about the history of this area. I picked up on some new bits of history this time around as well
Jun 30, 2022
Great site worth a stop. More exhibits in the buildings. But overall really nice.
Apr 22, 2022
Great tour, very knowledgeable guide and insight into the plantation is both fascinating and thought provoking.
Jan 31, 2022
The tour was extremely interesting, sobering and informative. A really unique experience.