“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” — Edgar Allan Poe
COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 7/29/2021)
Poe Baltimore has implemented the following procedures to keep house operations ongoing and safe. We ask for your patience and compliance for your own safety as well as for our staff and volunteers.
The Poe App
Enjoy our new mobile app, presented by Poe Baltimore, for visitors to the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum. iOS and web version available!
COVID-19 Response at Poe House (as of 5/1/2021)
Effective immediately, Poe Baltimore will implement the following procedures to keep house operations ongoing and safe. We ask for your patience and compliance for your own safety as well as for our staff and volunteers.
Admission to Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum (timed entry)
Timed entry for the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum. Reservation duration is 45 minutes. Each ticket admits one person. <div class="notice">NOTE FOR VISITORS BEFORE BOOKING: Poe House may not be suitable for all guests;<strong> there are no public restrooms nor is the site ADA accessible.</strong> The house has no elevator, and the stairs are very steep. Masks covering nose and mouth (not provided) are required for the entirety of your visit, regardless of your vaccine status or mandate. There are no exceptions. You may be denied entry or asked to leave without refund for refusing to follow house safety protocols. Strollers may not be brought inside Poe House. <a href="/tickets-visit/faqs/">Other Frequently Asked Questions. </a><em>(Updated 10/1/21)</em></div> <strong>Tour fees are non-refundable; reschedule 24-hours before your reserved date, <em>subject to availability</em>. NARM cardholders, <a href="https://www.poeinbaltimore.org/tickets-visit/faqs/">please read booking instructions</a> to use your member benefit. </strong> SPACES ARE LIMITED: Select your date/time then look for the available # tickets to appear next to "Availability" below.<strong> If zero are available, please select a different date or time.</strong> <a href="/covid-19-response-at-poe-house-as-of-3-11-2020-2/">Please click here to read all safety precautions before you book.</a>
Membership Page
This page is only available to members.
2020 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival Program, Streaming Live October 3 & 4!
The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards is streaming LIVE the weekend of October 3 & 4th, commemorating the 171st anniversary of Poe's Death in Baltimore. Watch for FREE on Facebook & YouTube Live.
Poe Baltimore Recipient of Maryland Humanities CARES Act Emergency Grant
Due to the COVID-19 Health Emergency, The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum suffered closure for several months earlier in the year. Like many other organization, Poe suffered a devastating loss in operating and programming funds due to this loss of revenue. For this reason, Poe Baltimore is grateful to be one of 100 recipients […]
Black Lives Matter
As good stewards of history, we must be uncompromising about the truth: about Poe, about ourselves, and about our American story.
Working Together to Keep Poe House Open (online)
Nevertheless, in this mansion of gloom I now proposed to myself a sojourn of some weeks. Edgar A. Poe Hello and dreary tidings to our Poe family, near and far. We hope all are sheltered safely. Despite this terrible pandemic, technology allows us to stay connected to one another. Poe Baltimore wishes to remain with […]