Yes, but must be under the close supervision of a responsible adult.
Yes, but for personal use only. Any use of photographs for merchandise, commercial purposes, publishing or any other revenue generating products or services must have written permission from Poe Baltimore, Inc. (Fees may apply)
The House is extremely small and can only accommodate approximately 15 people inside at a time.
Each year, thousands of visitors have safely walked and driven to the Edgar Allan Poe House National Historic Landmark without any issues. There is good security in and around the House, and security cameras operate 24-hours a day inside and outside. Visitors should exercise the same precautions as they would in any city– and we feel confident you’ll discover what so many others have: that our Poppleton neighbors are proud of their affiliation to Poe; that they’re honored to live in a neighborhood that entices people from around the world; and if you ask for assistance with directions, our neighbors will happily explain how to find our parlor door.
We’ve expanded our season! Starting on Saturday, April 2, 2016, we’ll be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of the year. Hours: Saturday and Sunday between 11-4pm. To give everyone enough time to explore the house before our 4pm closing, we close the front door at 3:45 and can’t admit new visitors.
YOU can help make a difference, via visits, purchases from our museum (or online) shop, and tax-deductible donations. Thank you!
Poe used an outhouse. Today, Zella’s Pizzaria at 1145 Hollins Street provides our best restroom option. Drive S. on N. Amity, turn RIGHT at W. Lexington; take the 1st LEFT at N. Schroeder; turn RIGHT at W. Baltimore; turn LEFT at S. Carrolton; turn LEFT at Hollins Street: Zella’s is immediately on your right. Wifi, a full bar, & great dining too!
ALSO: find a cash machine + restrooms @ Rite Aid, 300 MLK Jr. Blvd. (drive East along Saratoga Street to MLK Blvd.)
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