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Tryon Palace Historic Site and Gardens

. Description:  Six major buildings, 14 acres of gardens, craft demonstrations and costumed historical characters.  Three of the buildings are self-guided, the  Governors palace and two other houses require a guided tour.
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How to find: 
Address:
610 Pollock St
New Bern, NC 28562

Parent Organization:
North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Contacts
Phone 252 514-4900
Alt Phone (tours) 252 514-4935
Toll Free 800 767-1560
e-mail mailto:info@tryonpalace.org
URL(s)
Division of Archives and History 
   www.tryonpalace.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 (last tour @ 4) (gardens open until 7 Memorial Day - Labor Day)  Special winter holiday hours 1-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-26, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of NOV 2007
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

Garden & Kitchen Pass   grade 1-12 $3  $8    
Governor's Pass (all buildings & gardens)   grade 1-12 $6  $15    
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
Brenda Woodington, bwoodington@tryonpalace.org
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: self guided  tours of Kitchen office, gardens and New Bern Academy, or guided tour that adds the palace and two houses.  20 minute Audio-visual orientation available
Big Events:  King's Birthday; Chrysanthemum Festival; Summer Drama Tours Suggested Stay: at least 1/2 day
Period 1770 Type of Site
Buildings: Governor's Palace, Stanly House, Dixon-Stevenson House, Kitchen Office, Robert Hay House, New Bern Academy (nearby and included in price)
Interpreters: costumed guides Craftspeople: blacksmith, cooking, basketweaving
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Gift shops 9:30-5:30 winter, 9:30-9:30 summer    
Merchandise Gifts    
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Athletic Facilities      
Other      
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Bellair Plantation Restoration  House Museum
Atmore-Oliver House  House Museum
Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

Cultural

 
Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
Shopping

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Neuse River Campground 1565 B St
New Bern NC  28560
252 638-2556

Bed & Breakfast

 
Aerie Inn 509 Pollock Street
New Bern NC 28562
252 636-5553
Harmony house Inn 215 Pollock Street
New Bern NC 28560
252 636-3810
Howard House B&B 207 Pollock Street
New Bern NC 28560
252 514-6709
Kings Arms B&B  Inn 212 Pollock Street
New Bern NC 28560
252 638-4409
New Berne House 709 Broad Street
New Bern NC 28560
252 636-2250
Thym-Mil-Lena Inc 2814 Old Cherry Point Road
New Bern NC 28560
252 637-6261
Bayboro House Hotel 201 Main Street
Bayboro NC 28515
252 745-7270
Inn at Oriental 508 Church Street
Oriental NC 28571
252 249-1078
Cartwright House B&B 301 Freemason Street
Oriental NC 28571
252 249-1337
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in New Bern
Comfort Suites River Front Park 218 East Front Street
New Bern NC 28560
 
Days Inn 925 Broad Street
New Bern NC 28560
252 636-0150
Sheraton New Bern Hotel And Marina 100 Middle Street
New Bern NC 28560
 
Curtis Motel 113 B Street
Bridgeton NC 28519
252 638-3011
Palace Motel 1901 Claredon Boulevard
New Bern NC 28560
252 638-1151
Bridgepointe Hotel & Marina 101 Howel Road
New Bern NC 28562
 
Hampton Inn 200 Hotel Drive
New Bern NC 28562
252 637-2111
Economy Inn 3465 Clarendon Boulevard
New Bern NC 28562
252 638-8166
Holiday Inn 3455 Dr Martin Luther King Drive
New Bern NC 28562
252 638-8266
New Bern Nc Travelodge, Holiday Inn Express New Bern, Nc, Waterwood Townhouses (Vri), Sand Castle Village (Vri), Sand Castle Cove (Vri), Harborside Resort (Vri)
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Coastal Guide   www.newbern.com/history/livinghistory/
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