NC History Center Temporarily Closes to Host Special Event

North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace
North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace

Tickets for Governor’s Palace, Homes and Gardens Available at Waystation

The North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern will be closed to the general public April 30 through May 1. While this temporary closure does limit access to some of Tryon Palace’s facilities, visitors will still be able to purchase discounted tickets for tours of the Governor’s Palace, Historic Homes and Gardens.

Attractions inside the NC History Center that will not be available April 30 – May 1 include: North Carolina Regional History Museum, Pepsi Family Center and the Duffy Gallery. The Museum Store and Lawson’s Landing Riverwalk Café will be open and accessible from external entrances on Tuesday, April 30, but both will be closed on Wednesday, May 1.

Beginning at 9am on Tuesday, April 30, Tryon Palace’s ticketing desk will be temporarily moved to its previous location in the Waystation, found across from the Palace gate on the corner of Pollock and George Street. Ticketing will return to the NC History Center at 9am on Thursday, May 2.

For more information about scheduling, ticketing and events, call 252-639-3500 or visit

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace