The North Carolina History Center is a 65 Million dollar addition to the Tryon Palace & Gardens complex. Let this museum transport you through time starting from the formation of the coastline and through the people who shaped the history of the region. The NC History Center will revolutionize the way you see the state’s beginnings and sets a new standard for the museum experience.
At Tryon Palace, North Carolina’s history is more than a story it’s an experience. It was here where governors ruled, legislators debated, patriots gathered, and George Washington danced. Today, costumed guides, working craftspeople, engaging character interpreters, and American history come to life on its grounds. Enjoy the Governor’s Palace and surrounding historic homes, stunning gardens, and interactive exhibits. Tryon Palace offers endless opportunities to learn, laugh, and fall in love with America’s history.