Tryon Palace Honors and Remembers Military Service Members This Memorial Day


NEW BERN, NC — In honor of all those who so bravely served our country over the years and those who still do, this Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans with the presentation of their military ID.  Discounted admission will be given to accompanying immediate family members.

For more information, visit www.tryonpalace.org or call 252-639-3500.

Calendar Listing:

Monday, May 28, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

In Honor and Remembrance

In honor of those who served our country over the years and those who still do, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans with the presentation of their military ID.  Discounted admission will be given to their accompanying immediate family members.

About Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace, located in New Bern, NC, is part of the Office of Archives and History, an agency of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. Tryon Palace is one of North Carolina’s most significant historic sites. It is the home of the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina’s first colonial and first state capitol, and includes historic buildings, gardens and the North Carolina History Center, which revolutionizes the visitor experience through use of the latest interactive  technology. The History Center includes galleries, a performance hall, the museum store and a waterfront café. Tryon Palace’s mission is to engage present and future generations in the history of North Carolina from early settlement in 1710, the development of statehood and into the mid-twentieth century. It is dedicated to collecting, interpreting and preserving objects, buildings, landscapes and events that enrich understanding of the making of our state and nation.

Main entry to Tryon Palace is North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St., New Bern. Tickets and visitor information are available there. For directions and further information about special events, programs or group tours, employment and more, visit our web site: www.tryonpalace.org or phone (800) 767-1560 or (252) 639-3500.

About the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources

The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported  Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council, and the State Archives.

The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources champions North Carolina’s creative industry, which employs nearly 300,000 North Carolinians and contributes more than $41 billion to the state’s economy.  To learn more, visit www.ncdcr.gov.