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At Tryon Palace, you can participate in a living history experience like no other - one that uniquely blends cutting-edge technology with the events, stories, and people of centuries past. Immersive encounters and learning adventures abound for the whole family.

Interactive, multi-person games and hands-on exhibits delight visitors young and old at the North Carolina History Center, while guided tours, trade demonstrations, and conversations with costumed interpreters bring history to life in vivid detail at the Governor’s Palace, Gardens, and Historic Homes. Whether you’re exploring one of our riverside gardens or sharpening your skills as a quilter, printer, ship’s captain, or cook, there are endless opportunities for making cherished family memories at Tryon Palace.

Where will you go first?

Governor's Palace

North Carolina History Center

Historic Homes

Gardens and Landscapes