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 […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

Garden Lovers’ Weekend

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. Gardens will be free and open to […]

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: 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 […]