Tryon Palace Foundation

An investment in the Tryon Palace Foundation is an investment in North Carolina’s history. This nonprofit organization is devoted to the prosperity, cultural enrichment, and historical significance of Tryon Palace. The Tryon Palace Foundation invites you help them in supporting Tryon Palace by becoming a member today. 

Remember … the Governor’s Palace wasn’t always the striking palace that it is today—it began with a foundation. And it will continue with a Foundation.

Reap the Benefits

Tryon Palace is always offering exciting and new programs to Tryon Palace Foundation members. Not only do members get sneak peeks at the annual Heritage Plant Sale, they also receive early invitations to popular social events like candlelit dinners in the Palace, the annual Christmas party, travel programs, concerts and exhibit openings that are not initially open to the public.

$75 - $149 (Supporter)

  • A year's free general admission for 1 adult member when you present your membership card at Ticket Desk
  • 10-percent discount in the Tryon Palace Museum Store 
  • Calculate tax-deductible amount of membership by subtracting $42.70 from the amount of your gift

$150 - $499 (Sustainer)

  • A year's free general admission for 2 adult members when you present your card at Ticket Desk (includes children and/or grandchildren under 18 years of age)
  • Discount admission tickets for member’s guest when accompanied by the member 
  • 10-percent discount in the Tryon Palace Museum Store 
  • Calculate tax-deductible amount of membership by subtracting $85.40 from the amount of your gift

$500 - $999 (Patron)

  • All Sustainer benefits, plus…
  • Early notification of Tryon Palace Foundation trips
  • Invitation to opening receptions for announced programs
  • Calculate tax-deductible amount of membership by subtracting $85.40 from the amount of your gift

$1,000 (Benefactor)

  • All Patron benefits, plus…
  • Two tickets for admission to Candlelight Celebration
  • 10% Discount for rental of one venue at Tryon Palace
  • Calculate tax-deductible amount of membership by subtracting $128.10 from the amount of your gift
 

Please note that contributions made up to 60 days prior to membership expiration will be counted as a membership renewal. Gifts made more than 60 days prior to membership expiration will be included as an additional gift for your membership.

 

Beginning January 1, 2015, in accordance with N.C. General Statute § 105-164.4(a)(10), Tryon Palace is required to charge sales tax on the non–tax-deductible portion of all memberships. The tax applied will consist of current state sales tax of 4.75% and current 2% Craven County tax. As always, please consult your tax advisor regarding tax deduction issues. 

 

More Information

  • Printed donation form: print out, complete and mail to: Tryon Palace Foundation, P.O. Box 1007, 28563.
  • Email, call or come in: we will answer your questions and provide any help you need. 1-800-767-1560; North Carolina History Center, 529 S. Front St., New Bern, NC 28562
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