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Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

Poe Park Grand Concourse at Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458
+1 718-881-8900
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Poe Park Grand Concourse at Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458
+1 718-881-8900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the visit of this interesting place mostly because of the guide, Glen, whose guiding through the house was really very informative and enjoyable! I highly recommend this place to all those, who like Poe´s work and want to experience something related to...More

Thank rudolfee
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I visited the center today for the first time. I was there for a discussion on the book Latin@ Rising. A Lain Science Fiction book. The authors were there, one had flown in from Puerto Rico this morning. The space is quaint. There is a...More

1  Thank kecial2016
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is perhaps a great reward coming here to this cottage of the famous writer which was hone in his last years . You can imagine him writing here after the loss of his loved one . The house is a travel down the memory...More

1  Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (or Poe Cottage) is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It is located on Kingsbridge Road and the Grand Concourse in The Bronx, a short distance from its original location, and is now in the northern part...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Glen? The guide made it one of the best experiences of my trip to NY. He knows every single thing about not just the house but Poe's life. Is a tiny house but is the real place where Poe lived so it has a different...More

2  Thank BobbieThomson
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

a pilgrimage site for any Poe fan! his last homestead--where he lost the love of his life/wife; the place where he purportedly wrote The Raven, The Bells, Annabelle Lee, et al. simplistic in its nature, and its presentation. it houses only a gilt mirror and...More

Thank the7thmule
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I loved visiting this cottage in the Bronx. It was easy to get to via subway from Manhattan. As other reviews have stated, it's a short tour because it's a small house, so best to plan around a full day in the Bronx (there's a...More

3  Thank HeatherAZ_10
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Poe is one of the the greatest if not the greatest literary master and many don't know he struggled financially during his life. Any fan needs to see this historical treasure-thank God we have something tangible to remember his life and not just his writing...More

4  Thank princessdeirdre
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What a great place to visit if you're a fan of Poe - the cottage is tiny and atmospheric, and gives you a little insight into the life and death of this great artist. The tour guide is excellent - he tells a the story...More

2  Thank OlgaM924
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very important historically. Poe wrote some of his famous works here including “Annabel Lee,” “The Bells” and “The Cask of Amontillado." We took the subway and then walked. Did not feel safe at all. Do not recommend.

2  Thank J M
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28 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 :)