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Tryon Palace

Directions

From the South (Wilmington, Jacksonville): Take Highway 17 North into New Bern. Stay on same road (also called ML King Blvd.) and pass Twin Rivers Mall. Go under Route 70 overpass (Hwy 17 becomes Business 17) - stay in middle lane. Road will veer right at Palace Motel and name will change to Neuse Blvd. Shortly after fire station name will change again to Broad Street. Continue on Broad Street to Hancock Street. Turn right on Hancock Street. Cross Pollock Street. Make a right onto Front Street. The North Carolina History Center will be immediately on your left.

From the Southwest (Fayetteville): Take I-95 North to Highway 70 East to New Bern. Take the Trent Road/Pembroke exit and turn left at the light. Turn right at the third light (Broad Street), and then turn right on Hancock Street. Cross Pollock Street. Make a right onto Front Street. The North Carolina History Center will be immediately on your left.

From the Northwest (Raleigh, Goldsboro): Take Highway 70 East to New Bern. Take the Trent Road/Pembroke exit and turn left at the light. Turn right at the third light (Broad Street), and then turn right on Hancock Street. Cross Pollock Street. Make a right onto Front Street. The North Carolina History Center will be immediately on your left.

From the North (Greenville): Take Highway 17 South from Washington, NC. Cross the Neuse River Bridge, take the ramp straight to US 70 and cross the Freedom Memorial Bridge. Take the Trent Road/Pembroke exit and turn right at the light. Turn right at the third light (Broad Street) then turn right on Hancock Street. Cross Pollock Street. Make a right onto Front Street. The North Carolina History Center will be immediately on your left.


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