The Kinston-Lenoir County Visitor and Information Center is located on the historic battlefield of the First Battle of Kinston at:
Highway 70 and 258 South
101 East New Bern Road
Kinston, North Carolina
The center offers visitors the opportunity to see many local civil war
artifacts and historic findings from the First Battle of Kinston as well
as other sites from the area and surrounding areas. Also available is
an auditorium and projection screen that features various films about
Kinston that can be viewed every hour.
County Visitor's Center serves as a stop on Amtrak's bus service in
eastern North Carlona. For more information, visit Amtrak's website.
The Visitor Center also has vending machines, clean restrooms and
animal walks for the traveler wanting to stop and take a break.
Please feel free to visit Monday - Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free.
The auditorium space in the Visitor's Center is available, on a limited
basis, for rent during normal operating hours. The fee is $40 per hour,
payable 48 hours before your scheduled event.