African American Heritage Walking Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace’s African American Heritage Walking Tour explores the history and heritage of more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern. New Bern served as a haven for many African Americans during the early stages of the Civil War after Union forces occupied New Bern in 1862. The city’s African American population was the […]

$6

Recipe Resurrection

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace is excited to introduce a brand new event, Recipe Resurrection! Join us on Saturday, March 7 for an intimate tour of the Kitchen Office focused on food, kitchen gadgets and the people who made it all possible. Guests will also learn about 18th-century recipes and how to interpret them for the modern kitchen […]

$85 – $100

Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Rob Jones, Tryon Palace Multi-Media Coordinator, will take visitors on a tour inside the technology that operates the interactive exhibits inside the North Carolina History Center. Get an in-depth look into making history come alive and learn how Tryon Palace combines modern technology with meeting educational goals inside the Pepsi Family Center and Regional History […]

$6

Community Appreciation Day

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Come visit Tryon Palace and enjoy activities and craft demonstrations free-of-charge at Community Appreciation Day! Discover military through the ages, explore a Civil War Encampment at the New Bern Academy, and learn about genealogy and family history. Free tours include the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, Kitchen Office, Stable Office, historic Stanly House, 16 […]

Christmas Belles: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

This famed North Carolina tradition returns to Tryon Palace in 2019 with beautiful, new decorations and heartwarming holiday vignettes illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Experience the beauty, joy, and magic of the holidays as the women of Tryon Palace welcome you into their home for “Christmas Belles: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” As you […]

$25

Discovering Tryon Palace: Holiday Decor

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 "Christmas Belles: A 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, sharing design tips, and […]

$10

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.

$6

Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Fans of Outlander series may now travel in Claire Fraser's literary footsteps in the Governor's Palace, located in New Bern, the first permanent capital city of North Carolina. Meet with the servants who can offer enlightenment as to the facts regarding Claire's place within the household, and other 18th century news. Ticket quantities are extremely […]

$15

Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Rob Jones, Tryon Palace Multi-Media Coordinator, will take visitors on a tour inside the technology that operates the interactive exhibits inside the North Carolina History Center. Get an in-depth look into making history come alive and learn how Tryon Palace combines modern technology with meeting educational goals inside the Pepsi Family Center and Regional History […]

$6

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through the Tryon Palace Costume Shop on the first floor of the house. The costumer will discuss historical clothing research, the sewing techniques used in the past, and current projects […]

$6