Tryon Palace Live


While Tryon Palace is closed, we want to make sure you are still able to access all our site has to offer… from the safety of your homes and miles of social distancing. For more than 60 years, you’ve supported us, and now we’re here to support you. We’re beyond excited to announce new programming and services to help you bring a little Tryon Palace (and history) into your homes! 

Introducing Tryon Palace Live! We will broadcast tours, demos and lectures weekdays at 10 am on our Facebook page

*Schedule subject to change and will be updated accordingly. 

Friday 3/20: Council Chamber tour 


Monday 3/23: Tryon Palace 250th Anniversary Lecture 

Tuesday 3/24: “Behind the Scenes Tuesday”: Conservation Lab 

Wednesday 3/25: “What’s Growing Wednesday”: Kitchen Garden Tour  

Thursday 3/26: “Thursday Demo Day”: Faux Food 

Friday 3/27: 18th Century Kitchen Tour 


Monday 3/30: History of Dueling Lecture 

Tuesday 4/7: The British Raid in New Bern Lecture
Thursday 4/8: Conservation Lab Demo- Metal Refinishing

Tuesday 4/14: Gardens Tour- The Kellenberger Garden
Thursday 4/16: Children’s Games in Colonial Times Demonstration

Tuesday 4/21 Museum Myths 


Tuesday 4/28 Statue Cleaning 
Thursday 4/30 Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibit

Tuesday 5/5 Peek into the Archives
Thursday 5/7 Women’s Roles in Colonial Times

Tuesday 5/12 Behind the Gates of Tryon Palace Lecture + Bonus Live Q&A
Thursday 5/14 Behind the Scenes of Museum Technology

Tuesday 5/19 Council Chamber Tour + Bonus Governor’s Living Quarters Tour
Thursday 5/21 USCT Presentation 

Tuesday 5/26 Military Drum Calls

Thursday 5/28 Revolution War Encampment 

6/4 U.S.C.T. 35th Regiment

6/9 Barbour Boats Lecture
6/11 Mask Making Demonstration


6/16 18th Century Fun Food Facts

6/18 Juneteenth Stories and Celebration


6/24 Camping Tips from Civil War Campers

6/30 Speight Gravesight


Please check in regularly for our changing schedule of broadcasts. 

Check out all of our broadcasts here