Explore Science in the Age of Enlightenment


Maritime navigation tools like this circa 1730 octant from Tryon Palace’s Regional History Museum were developed during the Age of Enlightenment.

Tryon Palace’s monthly Lunch and Learn series will explore “Science in the Age of Enlightenment,” Friday, July 15, at noon in the North Carolina History Center. Discover key scientists, philosophers, and inventors from the Age of Enlightenment like Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, John Harrison and Isaac Newton, who all contributed scientific theories and developments during the time period of the 17th and 18th centuries.

This monthly brown bag lunch series will be held in the North Carolina History Center.

Tickets for each event are $6 per person and free for Tryon Palace Foundation members. Each Lunch and Learn will begin at noon and guests will meet in Mattocks Hall inside the North Carolina History Center.

For more information call 252-639-3500 or visit TryonPalace.org.

Upcoming events at Tryon Palace include:

July 16: Miranda 200

July 17: African American Heritage Tour

July 19: Jonkonnu Workshop

July 21: African American Lecture Series 

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, Tryon Palace

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