Edgar Allan Poe House

532 N 7th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123 USA

88 Reviews
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Opens Fri 9a
  • Independent
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“Celebrating astonishing creativity”

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and brilliant, Poeâs writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wifeâs illness. In Poeâs humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poeâs astonishing creativity.

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Daniel K.

This is a pretty low key nps sites. Edgar Allan Poe spent almost no time living there and the site has very little content. The rangers are great, especially with kids (and they are probably... Read more

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John B.

I'm not a Poe expert (more of a Lovecraft fan myself), but given the man's literary influence I thought this house a worthy stop. The original house is a self-guided tour where one actually walks... Read more

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Allan O.

The beautiful & tragic remains of one of Philadelphia's most prolific writer, may this house allow you a snippet of the sad life of Edgar Allan Poe. After all, not every house is necessarily a... Read more

Edgar Allan Poe House

532 N 7th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19123 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun, Fri, Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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