Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and anything else that was required to make a life of […]

High Tea Hosted at Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace is hosting a high tea experience on the South Lawn of the Palace October 30. Guests will be indulged with a “properly served” tea and savory light fare and sweets with the Palace as a beautiful backdrop and views of the Trent River. This is a ticketed event that includes a Garden Pass. To select your time slot […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab. Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]