Edgar Allen Poe briefly lived at 203 North Amity Street in Baltimore with his family. Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore saved the home from demolition in 1941 and opened the museum in 2014.
Visitors are welcome to take self-guided tours of the home where they can learn more about Poe’s life and work completed in Baltimore. The museum also homes several artifacts, including Poe’s desk, chair, and telescope.
While the tours are self-guided, there are docents on hand to answer any questions visitors may have.
If you’d like to check out the Poe House, make sure you plan your trip accordingly as the museum is only open on weekdays with occasional extended hours.
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