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“Masquerade ball”

North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace
Ranked #1 of 41 things to do in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Colonial Governors ruled, legislators debated, patriots gathered and George Washington danced. At Tryon Palace, where British rule once flourished, American independence took root and the state of North Carolina was born. Here you can still experience the adventure of North Carolina’s earliest beginnings and a living history like no other. Guided tours, live re-enactments and conversations with costumed interpreters from centuries past bring history to life in vivid detail at the Governor’s Palace, Gardens and Historic Homes. And, at the new high-tech North Carolina History Center, interactive games and hands-on exhibits delight visitors young and old. Whether you’re exploring one of our riverside gardens or sharpening your skills as a quilter, printer, ship’s captain or blacksmith, there are endless opportunities for making cherished family memories at Tryon Palace.
Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

Don't go! Very Unorganized and not what I was expecting for a masquerade ball. Nobody wears a mask and I had to stand in a long line to enter the palace.

4  Thank coolguy6
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Worth a stop. Nice people giving the tours. You can spend about an hour wandering around.."...........

1  Thank sandiebig
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Tryon Palace was the residence of the colonial governor. It is wonderfuly full
of history and glory.

2  Thank Traveler7010
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Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

Have visited many times and learn something new each time! On occasion, admittance is free and I try to take advantage. Try to visit in the spring when they have their plant sale.

2  Thank Karen L
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a not to miss on your trip to Eastern North Carolina. Tour the Palace, and the lovely grounds, then see the History Center with its child friendly Pepsi Center and museum, gift shop, and art gallery.

Thank 326Richard
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