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Tryon Palace New Bern Kidstuff
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 639-3500
(800) 767-1560

With the addition of the new North Carolina History Center, Tryon Palace has reinvented itself as an experience with choices. Originally built between 1767 and 1770, Tryon Palace housed two Royal Governors and subsequently five elected state governors. Both planning and legislative sessions took place in the building after the American...more about Tryon Palace

150 Lowe's Blvd.
New Bern, NC
(252) 638-6777

Build and Grow is a free program held once a month for children grades 2 through 5. Participants may come back as many times as they would enjoy. Lowe's provides all materials and supplies, including a work apron and safety goggles for each child. Upon completion of a project, each child...more about Build and Grow Program

512 Pollock St.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 638-8558
(800) 849-7316

The New Bern Historical Society hosts a number of programs and events throughout the year for all ages. March is Civil War Adventure Day for boys and girls ages 6-12 held at the location of the 1862 Battle of New Bern. April is the Spring Historic Homes and Garden Tour, held...more about Historical Society Civil War Adventure Day

400 Johnson St.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 638-7815

The children's library at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library is well-organized for children from toddlers through sixth-grade to enjoy selecting their own items to borrow from the collection of books, videotapes and audio cassettes. Stories on CD-ROM are available for use in-house on the department's computers. Help is plentiful. Weekday...more about New Bern-Craven County Public Library

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