The Poe Museum

1914-16 E Main St
Richmond VA  23223

Phone: (804) 648-5523

The Poe Museum

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum explores the life and legacy of the writer Edgar Allan Poe through exhibits and public programs. We boast the world's finest collection of Poe artifacts and memorabilia, including the author's clothing, trunk, letters, bed, and even a lock of his hair. Our four-building complex surrounds an Enchanted Garden and Poe Shrine constructed from various buildings in which Poe lived or worked. Guided and self-guided tours explore Poe's tragic life with a focus on his many years in Richmond and his greatest literary contributions. Visit our website for more information! Guided tours begin Tuesday-Sunday at 11, 1, and 3. Self-guided tours are available during business hours.

Richmond's Poe Museum boasts the world's finest collection of Edgar Allan Poe's manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings.

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Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Museum

Hours

Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Poe's Pumpkin Patch

Poe's Pumpkin Patch
12:00 pm - 10/28/2017

At The Poe Museum

Children of all ages are encouraged to come in costume for decorating pumpkins, making raven puppets, and playing fun games at the annual Poe’s Pumpkin Patch in...

Poe Museum's October Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's October Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 10/26/2017

At The Poe Museum

Join the Poe Museum for our last Unhappy Hour of the year! This one will feature live music from TIN CAN FISH BAND. Guests are encouraged to wear their Poe Museum...

Poe Museum's UnHappy Hour in October

Poe Museum's UnHappy Hour in October
06:00 pm - 10/26/2017

At The Poe Museum

TCFB is playing RVA's favorite UNHAPPY HOUR! This music series has been going on for a while and is a great way to wind up the series for 2017. Come join us in...

Evening of Poetry in the Enchanted Garden

Evening of Poetry in the Enchanted Garden
06:00 pm - 10/14/2017

At The Poe Museum

James River Writers and the Poe Museum invite you to an evening of poetry in the Poe Museum’s atmospheric Enchanted Garden on October 14, 2017, from 6-9pm. Now...

Special Lecture: "The Raven & Christian Thought"

Special Lecture: "The Raven & Christian Thought"
02:00 pm - 10/08/2017

At The Poe Museum

The meaning of a text is never fixed in time, but meaning develops and emerges as a reader comes into contact with it and interprets it within their own worldview....

Educator's Unhappy Hour

Educator's Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 09/22/2017

At The Poe Museum

Join us for our Educator's Unhappy Hour at the Poe Museum! Enjoy drinks, light food and Poe-themed activities. Dominion Service Company will also be providing free...

Poe Museum's August Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's August Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 08/24/2017

At The Poe Museum

Join the Poe Museum for the August Unhappy Hour! We'll out in the Enchanted Garden with live music by Lil Jimmy & the Robnsons, cash bar, and Poe-themed fun for...

Poe Museum's July Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's July Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 07/27/2017

At The Poe Museum

Join the Poe Museum for the July Unhappy Hour! We'll be out in the Enchanted Garden with live music provided by League of Space Pirates, a cash bar, and Poe-themed...

Poe Museum's May Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's May Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 05/25/2017

At The Poe Museum

Join the Poe Museum for the May Unhappy Hour in the Enchanted Garden! We will have live music by THE FOLLY, a cash bar, some food provided by Nota Bene Restaurant...

Poe Museum's April Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's April Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 04/27/2017

At The Poe Museum

Come join us in the Enchanted Garden for our first Unhappy Hour of 2017! In honor of the Poe Museum's 95th birthday, this Unhappy Hour will be themed as a 1920s...

Poe Birthday Bash 2017!

Poe Birthday Bash 2017!
12:00 pm - 01/21/2017

At The Poe Museum

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 208th Birthday with twelve hours of performances, music, film, tours, exhibits, fun, and games for the whole family, all for just $5...

Enchanted Garden Illumination

Enchanted Garden Illumination
05:00 pm - 12/02/2016

At The Poe Museum

The Poe Museum’s historic garden comes alive with thousands of lights as the Museum rings in the holiday season with the free “Enchanted Garden Illumination.”...

Poe Museum's October Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's October Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 10/27/2016

At The Poe Museum

Our next Unhappy Hour will be on October 27, 2016 from 6-9 PM. The theme for this month's event is "Some Words with a Mummy." Featuring a cash bar, live music by...

Poe Museum's July Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's July Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 07/28/2016

At The Poe Museum

"Ride, boldly ride..." to the Poe Museum's Unhappy Hour! Our next Unhappy Hour will be on July 28, 2016, from 6-9 PM. The theme for this month's event is Poe's...

Poe Museum's June Unhappy Hour

Poe Museum's June Unhappy Hour
06:00 pm - 06/23/2016

At The Poe Museum

**Beware of the pox!!** Our next Unhappy Hour will be on June 23, 2016 from 6-9 PM. The theme for this month's event is "The Masque of the Red Death." Featuring...

Richmond's Hidden History June 3 Tour of Church Hill

Richmond's Hidden History June 3 Tour of Church Hill
05:30 pm - 06/03/2016

At The Poe Museum

The Poe Museum and Richmond Discoveries will kick off their 2016 Hidden History walking tour season on June 3 with a tour of the strange but true stories of Church...

Poe Museum's May Unhappy Hour: The Oval Portrait

Poe Museum's May Unhappy Hour: The Oval Portrait
06:00 pm - 05/26/2016

At The Poe Museum

Come get miserable with us at our next Unhappy Hour on May 26, 2016, 6-9 PM. Featuring a cash bar, live music by Margot MacDonald, food provided by The Luncheonette,...

Poe Museum's April Unhappy Hour: "A Dream Within a Dream"

Poe Museum's April Unhappy Hour: "A Dream Within a Dream"
06:00 pm - 04/28/2016

At The Poe Museum

Kick off the Poe Museum's 2016 Unhappy Hour season and celebrate the Poe Museum's 94th birthday with an evening featuring live music by The Folly, the new exhibit...

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