The best investment in your family’s future is a visit to the past. At Tryon Palace, you can participate in a living history like no other – one that uniquely blends cutting-edge technology with the events, experiences, and tools of centuries past. Immersive encounters and learning adventures abound for the whole family. Interactive, multi-person games and hands-on exhibits delight visitors young and old at the North Carolina History Center, while guided tours, live reenactments, and conversations with costumed interpreters bring history to life in vivid detail at the Governor’s Palace. Tour the gardens and other nearby historic homes. 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.