Behind the Scenes: Gardens

Tryon Palace Waystation New Bern, NC

Tryon Palace Greenhouse and Gardens Manager, Hadley Cheris will meet guests at the Waystation to discover what is popping up in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens. (Tour cancelled only in the event of thunder and lightning.) Space is limited on each tour and flash photography is prohibited. Tours may involve walking and climbing […]

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Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Tryon Palace Waystation New Bern, NC

Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through the Tryon Palace Costume Shop on the first floor of the house. The costumer will discuss historical clothing research, the sewing techniques used in the past, and current projects […]

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Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Tryon Palace Waystation New Bern, NC

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab. Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be […]

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Discover Tryon Palace: Holiday Home Tours

Tryon Palace Waystation New Bern, NC

Join us on a tour of Stanly, Dixon and Commission Houses focused on the decorations and traditions of Christmas past. Matt Arthur, Tryon Palace Living History Coordinator, and Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Stanly, Dixon and Commission Houses, describing holiday traditions in […]

Tryon Palace Celebrates National Pollinator Week

Tryon Palace Waystation New Bern, NC

Join Tryon Palace and International Paper in celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 21-27. Throughout the week, learn about how to help pollinators with posters and take-home items at the North Carolina History Center. Stay tuned to our social media all week for special pollinator features! Pollinator Garden Tours Monday-Friday, 10 AM every morning starting at […]