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Address: 203 N Amity St, Baltimore, MD 21223
Phone Number: 410-396-7932
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Famed author Edgar Allan Poe spent three years in Baltimore.

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Must see for the Poe fan

A must see for the Poe fan, not much here if not just to drive by take a picture so you can say you have been there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
pamela r

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Frisco, Texas
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this historic building--could envision Poe and his family living there. The staff very, very helpful and the setup is just as it would have been when Poe was there. Definitely a highlight of my visit to Baltimore.

Thank Kay K
Clearwater, Florida
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39 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great little trip to see where Mr. Poe lived in Maryland. Hard to believe five, yes five, people lived in the small home.

Thank AngelG7399
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A must see for the Poe fan, not much here if not just to drive by take a picture so you can say you have been there.

Thank pamela r
Ellicott City, Maryland
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116 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Having lived in the Baltimore area for the past few years, I thought it would be interesting to see some of the local sights. The house itself is not in a great area. However, it's perfectly safe during the day. You park right in front of the house, so it's not like you're walking around the neighborhood. The staff is... More 

Thank LaneB588
Ellijay, Georgia
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

There isn't much here, but it is a tiny house. It's an interesting look into the life of the man. It's an affordable and quick trip that is worth both the money and time.

Thank MichelleHenson
Howell, New Jersey
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Visited the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum over Labor Day weekend. The house is rich with history but a tad disappointing. Having visited the Poe house in Philadelphia two years ago, the house in Baltimore is a let down.

Thank sb1962
Los Angeles, California
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218 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

An avid reader of Poes writings! Great place to visit and learn all about EAP, Annabel Lee and ??Poe was advanced for his time. Plan to spend several hours..truly remarkable individual...Unfortunately, died of drug overdose and penniless. Be sure to visit the gravesite as well!

Thank Windman69
Bogota, Colombia
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228 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This place take you into the history of EAP, the small house is home of the place where he lived in Baltimore, probably the location is not located in an easy place but is history my friend, so it's a must you should go, better if is halloween!!

Thank Yagorubio
Dayton, Ohio
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Went to home and found it was encased with a housing project on both sides, right up to sides, road was torn up, and it was not open, reminds me of Poe's "Cask of Amontillado" Location in Ghetto, which even my Black son in law finds daunting.

Thank Stanley W
Richmond, Illinois
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Small but unique. Hostess very knowledgeable. Inexpensive at $5. Could use more artifacts. If you are in the area it is worth the time. Not worth driving there if you are not interested in other Baltimore sites. You only need about 15 minutes.

Thank kspeaker

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