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Korner's Folly

413 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284-2737
+1 336-996-7922
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So neat!

I really enjoyed our trip to the Folly. The staff member was attentive but not over-bearing, which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, North Carolina
Tour of Korner's Folly

My daughter told me about this site so we decided to take the tour. The house's architecture is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Korner's Folly is the architectural wonder and home of artist and designer Jule Korner. Built in 1880 in Kernersville, North Carolina, the house originally displayed his interior design portfolio. Visitors can now explore the 22 room house museum and its unique original furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, carved woodwork, and elaborate hand-laid tile.
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  • Average2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
413 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284-2737
+1 336-996-7922

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed our trip to the Folly. The staff member was attentive but not over-bearing, which was nice as we were the only visitor there at the time (it was a weekday). Really interesting house that's honestly hard to describe. I actually liked that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter told me about this site so we decided to take the tour. The house's architecture is unique and fascinating. I loved seeing the different architectural details in the home, especially the porches with the tiles, the mouldings and all the different fireplaces. It...More

Thank karonblount
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fascinating multi-level home offers a view of the lifestyle of Kernersville's founder, and is intriguing for people of all ages. It is especially interesting for children in December when each room is decorated for Christmas.

Thank cakesbaskets
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

We had visited the Folly over the years but this visit was special.We had family in town for our daughters wedding and wantedvto do something special to showcase Our Town. The Folly was perfect. The on going renovations were complete and we were able to...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I have never taken the time to visit Korner's Folly but when my travel buddies planned a trip, I jumped at the chance to go. I was not disappointed! Our tour guide was excellent and the mansion was interesting and enjoyable. I am so glad...More

Thank Vacationermom
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Kernersville folly is definitely worth a visit, especially during special events like when decorated for the holidays. You'll be amazed at the top floor!

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I've driven by the Folly off and on for a year since we moved to Summerfield. When friends came to visit we decided to check it out. We spent the last of hour of the day semi-rushing through so we could see it all. We...More

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This incredible structure provides an opportunity to experience the lost art of architecture and immerse yourself in a way of life long gone. While touring through each room, a feeling of life in days gone by will overtake you, you will emerge with a new...More

Thank Brent D
Reviewed July 2, 2017

My daughter and I went, having heard it was an interesting old house. Online pictures and descriptions do not do justice to such a unique home. You have to walk through to properly get a sense of space and quality of materials around you. I'd...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Went to Kernersville specifically to tour this home. It's history is very interesting and unique. It is truly one of a kind with multiple levels, amazing wood and plaster details, beautiful windows and doors and lovely tile work. We liked that the tour is self-guided...More

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