The Poe Museum

Get to know one of the region’s most macabre residents.

Where else can you join friends for Unhappy Hour? The Poe Museum celebrates the man who wrote “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher” with an unparalleled collection of manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings. Guests can see rarities like Poe’s boyhood bed, his clothing, and a lock of his hair. The museum’s diverse collection even includes movie posters and action figures. It’s housed in The Old Stone House, which is believed to be Richmond’s oldest original building.

Edgar Allan Poe Museum

The Poe Museum features the world’s largest collection of Poe memorabilia, ephemera, and artifacts – and it holds more of Edgar Allan Poe’s possessions than any other institution.

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