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Address: 206 Bradford Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5404
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+1 910-486-1330
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A walk among History!

The reason I said walk among history you actually get to walk in the house and around the furniture. No ropes no bars. You can see upstairs and downstairs. Our guide Meghan, was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Australia
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Springfield, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason I said walk among history you actually get to walk in the house and around the furniture. No ropes no bars. You can see upstairs and downstairs. Our guide Meghan, was awesome. She was articulate, funny and informative. We loved it so much. We had a baby on the tour who was getting quite miserable. She entertained the... More 

Thank Pastasims
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The museum was fascinating with replicas and artifacts. The design was perfect to keep it interesting and be accurate. I loved the tour of the house. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable and was able to answer our endless questions. Thank you for such a great experience!

Thank Janet102
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

We were there for opening time, and took a tour offered by the museum right next door. Our local friend, enjoyed speaking with the gardening people preparing the house gardens for the fall. It has wonderful history and feel about it. You have to see this house, and see how the people lived 120 years ago.

Thank Bill D
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Firstly this is not the house of famed poet Edgar Alan Poe. Once I got past that, I realized it was a perfectly preserved Victorian Home typical to North Carolina at the turn of the 1900s. The guide was very knowledgeable about the family, the house and the era. It was worth the detour from our travels on I95.

2 Thank AndreeC_11
Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

The 1897 Poe House has been well restored and includes a large number of the original furnishings and accouterments. The architecture is superb and the wood work finely crafted. Well worth the stop when visiting Fayetteville, especially for the history buff.

1 Thank Fred M
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

You sign in at the museum next door, which is also free. I wasn't aware of the important history Fayetteville is filled with until we went here. The tour guide was friendly and had a lot of knowledge. The house was beautiful and decorated very nice. They do more activities at the Poe house than just tours. Overall, the tour... More 

2 Thank ejanderson0354
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Well, if you're an Edgar Allen Poe (writer) fan, you'll be disappointed, This Poe, same name, had nothing to do with the other, famous one. So skip it if that's your reason for visiting. That said, the house is very nice. So is the - free - museum next door, especially the second floor.

1 Thank russells742
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Whenever I have a guest in my home I make sure to take them on a tour of the Poe House. It is a free entrance museum with lots of history and curious stories. Poe was not Edgar Allan Poe but a very prominent man of Fayetteville. I reccomend this museum for adults with teens, solo , friends and school... More 

1 Thank Liviana286
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

A nice add on to a visit to the Museum of the Cape Fear and Arsenal that are next door. A nice example of Victorian house. A great place to show kids what is was like in the past.

Thank Michael K
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I wouldn't go out of my way to see this. But it's located next to the museum so it's worth checking out if you're already there.

Thank norgeva

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