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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

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

Thank RobertK779
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank rainbow1Uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank gpt1101j
Reviewed 29 August 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.

Thank MIAP377
Reviewed 18 June 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!

Thank alwaystired222
Reviewed 26 May 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.

1  Thank FalconiasRex
Reviewed 26 May 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

Thank Nóra D
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This cottage is located on the grand concourse in the Bronx, it’s easy to get there by taken the D Train from Manhattan and get off at Kingsbridge.

Thank Nasir A
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I'm originally from Baltimore Maryland so I know a lot about Edgar Allan Poe and I'm here to tell you if you're a fan then this is a must-see. I would always walk by that house because it's located in a park not knowing that...More

1  Thank bhlraven1916
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29 March 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 :)