New Bern Academy Exhibits

Self-touring of this historic building built in 1809 is offered on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 12:30 – 4:30 PM. Prior to your visit, please contact the Ticket Desk at the NC History Center at 252.639.3525 to confirm that the building is open.

The New Bern Academy is North Carolina’s first public school to be chartered by the NC General Assembly in 1764.  Today, it houses four exhibits for visitors to explore.

Exhibits include – Face to Face: Civil War Sketches and Stories; New Bern Architecture; Civil War Military Occupation; and History of Education.