Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Opened in 1922 in The Old Stone House, Richmond’s Edgar Allan Poe Museum is only blocks away from Poe’s first Richmond home and his first place of employment, the Southern Literary Messenger. The Poe Museum provides a retreat into early 19th century Richmond where Poe lived and worked.

  • The Poe Museum boasts the world’s finest collection of Edgar Allan Poe’s manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings.
  • The museum features the life and career of Edgar Allan Poe by documenting his accomplishments with pictures, relics and verse, and focusing on his many years in Richmond.
  • Admission ranges from $5 to $6.


Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays


1914-16 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
(804) 648-5523

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