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Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

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Poe Park Grand Concourse at Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cottage is small. It does not have a lot of the poet's things and furniture but I had always wanted to visit. I took an eleven year old and she loved it. The bed in one of the rooms is the actual bed that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Keke L
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Our family visited Edgar Allan Poe's cottage earlier today and had a wonderful experience. Glen, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable about Poe's life and patiently answered all of our questions. We not only learned a lot about this esteemed American literary figure, but had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Katherine S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We truly enjoyed the visit and the docent who presents a talk about Poe and his life and last years. It was a fascinating experience, fun, interesting, and off beat. Afterwards, we had a nice meal in a restaurant called Corkies, down the street that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RobertK779
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The guide was extremely helpful and an informative film added to my visit. The cottage even contains a few artifacts that were there in Poe's time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rainbow1Uk
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Glenn gave us an insightful and approachable tour of the life and works of E A Poe. His passion for the cottage and Poe is contagious, holding our attention throughout the time we spent there, (longer than planned). This cottage is a treasure - an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

Thought we'd spend a few minutes looking around, but ended up spending much longer. Greg, the cottage's attendant, is wonderful--knowledgable and entertaining. He knows history, Poe, the Bronx, Baltimore, sports. Fascinating tales for old and young. We stopped in to the Poe Park Visitors Center...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I must admit, I've lived in NY my entire life and this was my first time visiting the cottage. It was interesting and something different to do. Our tour guide Alex was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made the visit even more pleasant.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MIAP377
Reviewed June 18, 2018

this was a really interesting trip to the Bronx! and the cottage was a fascinating look at EAP life the curator Alex? was so knowledgeable!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alwaystired222
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This cottage where Poe wrote some of his most famous works gives a hint of the world he lived in. Well worth the trip to see it and the host there has a great deal of passion for both the site and the neighbourhood.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank FalconiasRex
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

The house is quite small but has a very special atmosphere. It is really worth a visit if you want to feel what it was like to live in the 19. century. The guide is very knowledgeable and knows how to make a presentation, too....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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March 28, 2016|
Response from JenJens69 | Reviewed this property |
it's open the weekends only - Sat & Sun until 4pm. the newer building "the Raven" is open M-F... but check online :)