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Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

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 […]

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Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

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 […]

The Glorious 4th

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

Come celebrate Independence Day with Tryon Palace! From the steps of the Palace hear the Declaration of Independence read by a costumed interpreter. Hear the passion in his voice as he declares the independence of the colonies from English rule. This is a day of festivities with demonstrations at the encampment, Fife & Drum Corps […]

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Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

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 […]

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Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

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 […]

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Outlander in the Palace Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

Join historic interpreters and step into Tryon Palace to learn the facts versus fiction of Diana Gabaldon’s award-winning Outlander series. The tour explores the lives of the fictional Fraser family, their friends, and their interactions with true historic figures of the Colony of North Carolina through the tumultuous period of the American Revolution. This tour […]

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18th Century Time Travelers’ Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

Join Tryon Palace interpreters for an adventure back to the 18th century. Meet with Governor Tryon’s cook in the Kitchen Office and learn about 18th-century cuisine.  A local Apothecary or Surgeon will discuss remedies of the time to ward off illness and some of the instruments used for surgery. Details of the latest fashion trends will […]

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Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

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 […]

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Furniture and Decorative Arts of Tryon Palace Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

Furniture and Decorative Arts of Tryon Palace Tour: From Paintings and Porcelain to Tea Tables and Toys Visit the Palace for a morning tour of some of our hidden gems including wonderful furniture, ceramics, silver, and paintings. This new tour has been developed by two long-time docents and Collections staff. Learn where these objects came […]

Symphony on the South Lawn

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern, NC, United States

Join your North Carolina Symphony on the Tryon Palace South Lawn on Tuesday, June 11, for an evening of light classics and more under the evening sky. The concert is FREE to the public. Tryon Palace gates will open at 5:30 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets. You are welcome to bring a picnic […]