Tryon Palace Opens Its Gardens June 9

New Bern, N.C. June 5, 2020 – Tryon Palace will open its gates to the public to visit the gardens on June 9 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: Limited occupancy. Installing hand sanitizer stations and increasing the frequency of cleaning...
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Tryon Palace and North Carolina History Center Opens to the Public Sept. 14

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 New Bern, NC Tryon Palace is excited to announce that the site will open to the public Monday, Sept. 14 for Palace tours, and museum exhibits in the North Carolina History Center. The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners continues to be paramount and...
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The Seth Thomas Clock Chimes Again

In a collaborative effort with the Craven Community College, the Seth Thomas Clock, located in the North Carolina History Center, is repaired. Rob Jones--Tryon Palace, Jeff Brown & Dean Ricky Meadows--Craven Community College Erected in 1911, the Seth Thomas Clock was originally located in the...
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Tryon Palace Opens 7 Days a Week

Tryon Palace Opens 7 Days a Week Beginning Monday, August 17, 2020, the gardens at Tryon Palace will now be open 7 days a week. Still following the Governor’s Phase 2 restart orders, the Palace, North Carolina History Center, and historical homes are not open to the public. The grounds will be open...
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Tryon Palace is Awarded NEH Grant

Tryon Palace Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant NEW BERN, N.C. - Tryon Palace has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This award will allow Tryon Palace to welcome back some temporary staff, and to upgrade technology for new, virtual...
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Tryon Palace Delays Open

NEW BERN, NC – The opening of Tryon Place has been temporarily delayed. A new opening date has not yet been set. When the gates open to the public, new procedures will be in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors including: • Limiting occupancy. • Installing hand sanitizer stations...
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Tryon Palace Gardens Opens for Visitors June 2

New Bern, N.C. May 29, 2020 – Tryon Palace will open its Gates to the public to visit the gardens on June 2 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: Limited occupancy. Installing hand sanitizer stations and increasing the frequency of cleaning...
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Tryon Palace Helps Healthcare Heroes by Making and Donating Masks. 



, April 8, 2020 NEW BERN, NC- Leslie Lambrecht, Tryon Palace’s Historic Costumer is using her time in self quarantine to provide masks to healthcare workers during the shortage that they are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, she and her Costume Shop volunteers have made and donated 104...
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