“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” — Edgar Allan Poe
A Pint (and more) for Dead Irish Poets
  Poe was Irish on his father’s side, his great-grandfather and grandfather having immigrated to Baltimore from County Cavan, Ireland. This month we’re celebrating those Irish roots and poetical tradition with a Pints for Poe: Dead Irish Poets Edition party to kick-off St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Dead Irish poet-ry readings and traditional Irish music are […]
The Edgar Allan Poe Death Exhibit, Carroll Mansion & Phoenix Shot Tower Tours
Learn the mysterious circumstances of Poe’s death in Baltimore in 1849. Explore the various conspiracies that plague Poe’s legacy and how the very clothes he wore offer clues to the famed poet’s mysterious death. Pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery. Death and funeral imagery; viewer discretion advised. Exhibit includes mobile App/ Cell Audio Guide plus candle-light vigil and pop-up shop.
The Poe Death Exhibit & Carroll Mansion, Phoenix Shot Tower Tours
***Timed entry; tour duration 60 minutes. Each ticket admits one person. For those who wish to book both <strong>The Edgar Allan Poe House</strong> and <strong>Poe Death Exhibit</strong> Tours together,<a href="https://www.poeinbaltimore.org/product/admission-to-edgar-allan-poe-house-museum-timed-entry/"> please visit this page</a>.*** Presented by Poe Baltimore at the historic Carroll Mansion. <strong>Tickets to the Poe Death Exhibit includes a tour of Carroll Mansion & The Phoenix Shot Tower!</strong> <em>THE POE DEATH EXHIBIT</em> Learn the mysterious circumstances of Poe's death in Baltimore in 1849. <span class="OYPEnA text-decoration-none text-strikethrough-none">Explore the various conspiracies that plague Poe's legacy and how the very clothes he wore offer clues to the famed poet’s mysterious death. Pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery. </span><em><span class="OYPEnA text-decoration-none text-strikethrough-none">Death and funeral imagery; viewer discretion advised. Exhibit includes m</span></em>obile App/ Cell Audio Guide plus candle-light vigil and pop-up shop.   <em>CARROLL MANSION</em> Explore 200 years of history at the Carroll Mansion, winter home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, last living and only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. Follow the mansion’s evolution after Carroll’s death in 1832, into a saloon, immigrant tenement, vocational school, and recreation center.   <em>PHOENIX SHOT TOWER (10 AM - 11:30 AM Drop-In ONLY)</em> Experience the Phoenix Shot Tower. Built in 1828, it was the tallest building in the US until 1846 and annually manufactured 2.5 million lbs. of “drop” shot. It is only one of three remaining shot towers in the United States.   <strong>NOTE for attendees:</strong> This event takes place at Carroll Mansion, 800 E. Lombard Street in Baltimore. The Mansion and Shot Tower are precious historic sites; there are no elevators and the stairs are steep. May not be suitable for all guests.
Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday Event Canceled! We Need Your Help, Poe Nation.
Undone by the weather, Poe House’s celebration for Edgar Allan Poe’s 215th Birthday is canceled. On this of all days, help us weather the storm. Donate to support the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum   Due to inclement weather and University advisory, we are very sad to cancel The Poe Toaster Murder Mystery & Poe […]
Poe Death in Baltimore Bus Tour (limited dates)
Explore the enduring mystery surrounding Poe’s tragic death on a special Bus Tour of Edgar Allan Poe’s Life and Death in Baltimore. The 90-minute tour ticket includes stops at four important Poe Places around Baltimore, including Poe’s graves (he has two!) plus the sites where Poe was found and passed away. Bus ticket also includes tour of the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum.