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Edward Gorey House

8 Strawberry Ln, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1725
+1 508-362-3909
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Brilliant!!

Small but so interesting. A most strange exhibition when we visited including the things Edward... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeannie2207
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Stockpiling potato mashers, cheese graters and door knobs

I never read a book by Edward Gorey. In fact, I never had heard of him until someone recommended... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Dedicated to the author-illustrator, Edward Gorey, and to raising awareness for animal welfare issues.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
“his life” (12 reviews)
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8 Strawberry Ln, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1725
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Small but so interesting. A most strange exhibition when we visited including the things Edward Gorey collected and they were a most eclectic mix. We followed a Scavenger Hunt and found all the answers. The building was EGs home and it has been crammed with...More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 6 days ago

I never read a book by Edward Gorey. In fact, I never had heard of him until someone recommended that my wife and I should visit the Edward Gorey House, or the Elephant House, during our visit to Cape Cod in Massachussets. Located at 8...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't realize that it was a fan of Edward Gorey until I entered his house and saw his illustrations. I have long been a fan of Mystery! on Masterpiece Theater, even watching just the beginning to see his illustrations on the opening credits. He...More

Thank lorna103
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this house/museum. There is nothing that quite compares to seeing an artists work displayed where some was crested.

Thank newfun
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've seen the introduction to Masterpiece Mystery on TV, you know of Edward Gorey. The docent-led tour of this most unusual house was unique.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky. Bizarre. Delightfully decadent. The man's home is not for sensitive little children and their helicopter parents. The rest of us love the wicked escapades of the Ghashlycrumbs and all Edward Gorey's creatures, many of whom can be seen in various states of demise/repose on...More

Thank CapeCodDiamonds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always loved his drawings. A little strange but whimsical. For those who may not recognize the name think about the PBS Mystery opening animation. The tour guide was filled with humorous and very interesting stories about Gorey's life.

Thank Brownstone76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there when a tour started and the docent was very informative. I hadn't known anything about Edward Gorey but found out a lot. His life was so full of interesting details and he was so talented as well. Enjoyed the time spent there...More

Thank ek1mk2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew about Edward Gorey but didn't really learn about him until we visited the Edward Gorey House. It was a bit busy, as we went on a free museum Friday day, but it was magical and wonderful nonetheless. This is a must see for...More

Thank StrykeSL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing I noticed was George, smothered under a rug. When I heard that the rest of the Gashlycrumb Tinies could be found in a scavenger hunt, I was hooked. Finding Neville was a challenging thrill! Already a fan of Gorey, I came away...More

Thank Christopher R
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