Tryon Palace Offers Free Admission to Military Families on Memorial Day

Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans, and their accompanying family members on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. This free admission will include the Governor's Palace, historic homes, North Carolina History Center attractions, and 16 acres of gardens...
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'Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair' coming June 3-4

" Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair " comes to Tryon Palace June 3-4 for a weekend festival that celebrates the cultures and early inhabitants of North Carolina. Held in the spirit of a traditional renaissance fair, "Colonial Market Days" will feature the period of 1660-1720...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Free North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery Program

Tryon Palace will host a free program for preschoolers presented by the North Carolina Symphony at the North Carolina History Center Wednesday, May 10, from 3:30-5 p.m. Preschool-aged children are invited to join North Carolina Symphony horn player Rachel Niketopoulos in a reading of a children's...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Free North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery Program

Tryon Palace will host a free program for preschoolers presented by the North Carolina Symphony at the North Carolina History Center Wednesday, May 10, from 3:30-5 p.m. Preschool-aged children are invited to join North Carolina Symphony horn player Rachel Niketopoulos in a reading of a children's...
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Tryon Palace hosts annual Spring Tea this Mother's Day Weekend

Tryon Palace is hosts its annual Spring Tea on the South Lawn this Mother's Day weekend, Saturday, May 13, from 2-4 p.m. in downtown New Bern. The tea will take place under a tent on the South Lawn with servers and a multitude of tasty treats. The event begins at 2 p.m. with guided tea-themed tours...
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Tryon Palace Offers Free Garden Admission for Garden Lovers Weekend

Tryon Palace's annual Spring Garden Lovers Weekend will feature an assortment of multicolored tulips and diverse spring blooms will be on display April 7-9 in historic downtown New Bern. Throughout Garden Lovers Weekend the 16 acres of Tryon Palace gardens will be open to the public free of charge...
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Tour Behind the Scenes of the Tryon Palace Costume Shop, Gardens in April

Visitors can tour behind the scenes of the Tryon Palace Costume Shop, Gardens, and Conservation Lab throughout April. All tours begin at 2 p.m. at the Waystation, located on the corner of George and Pollock streets. Located inside the historic Jones House, tours in the Tryon Palace Costume Shop...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Craven County Schools Student Art Show

Tryon Palace will host the works of art students from Craven County Schools in the Duffy Exhibition Gallery at the North Carolina History Center beginning Saturday, April 1. The free, annual K-12 Craven County Schools Student Art Show is presented by Craven County Schools. Featured in the gallery...
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Children invited to Participate in Tryon Palace's Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Children ages 12 and under are invited to Tryon Palace's third annual Easter Egg Hunt on the South Lawn on Saturday, April 15, where thousands of eggs are waiting to be found on the South Lawn and Daves House Lawn. Tryon Palace will host three egg hunts throughout the day (11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2...
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Backyard Jam Brings Eric Paslay to Tryon Palace

April 22nd is Backyard Jam, this spring’s country concert event, taking place right here in Eastern North Carolina! Presented by Swiss Bear, Inc. on the Riverside Auto Group Main Stage on the South Lawn of Tryon Palace, Backyard Jam features a line-up that includes headliner Eric Paslay, as well as...
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In the Gardens at Tryon Palace - January 2017

Happy New Year! A new year brings excitement, planning and maybe snow? We’re watching the forecast with bated breath! Luckily most of our plants are very hardy and the tender perennials have already gone to their winter slumber. The more fragile things have already been tucked away into the...
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Behind the Scenes Tours of the Tryon Palace Costume Shop Continue in 2017

See how the staff and volunteers at Tryon Palace create the handmade costumes worn by its historical interpreters every day and at special events throughout the year during Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Costume Shop in the historic Jones House this January. Tours in the Costume Shop will be led by...
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