Poe Baltimore, Inc. has announced that the Edgar Allan Poe House will reopen on weekends, beginning May 24.
The self-guided tour of the house includes exhibits on Poe’s foster parents, his life and death in Baltimore, and poems and short stories written in Baltimore. It also features significant artifacts including Poe’s chair, lap desk and telescope.
The Poe House, a National Landmark, located at 203 North Amity Street in Baltimore, will be open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., May 24 through December 28, 2014. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for seniors (65+), active military with ID and students (ages 13-21) with ID. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at the door or in advance online, here.
The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore is one of the best preserved of the three existing domiciles where Poe lived (Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore), retaining much of its original woodwork, floors, plaster walls and hardware. Poe lived in the house from 1833 to 1835.