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I have enjoyed Edward Gorey's drawings for a long time, and I was glad to finally get the chance to visit the house where he lived for many years. As an extra bonus there was a special exhibit "Murder He Wrote". We walked around a...More
This museum is the home Edward Gorey lived in for his last 14 years. Several rooms of artwork and items he collected were fun to explore. The tour was very informative and a scavenger hunt made exploring even more fun. The current exhibit Anatomy of...More
Went here today with visitors from the west coast. We had a great docent Betty, who helped bring Gorey’s life into focus for us. His art, stories and his well honed sense of dark humor are well represented in this busy house.
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Worth the admission price of $8. A docent is there to give short tours, and then you can wander around as long as you like. Edward Gorey had quite an eclectic collection of books, antiques, and oddities, so even if you bring someone with you...More
This house where the artist and author lived with his many cats and collections- If you enjoy his work the house is a glimpse into the mind of a really creative person. Do the scavenger hunt- and I have gotten some great gifts in the...More
I've long been an Edward Gorey fan; however, I had no idea how prolific he was! Very interesting information and the house was wonderfully left pretty much the way he lived in it. Odd collections everywhere, anything that interested him - graters, rocks on the...More
Having grown up seeing Edward Gorey's cartoons in the New Yorker I enjoyed seeing the house he lived in. The house is full of his memorabilia. The docent giving the tour on the Sunday we went was informative and friendly. We did the scavenger hunt...More