Poe Museum

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Founded in 1922, the Poe Museum houses the largest collection of Edgar Allan Poe artifacts, memorabilia, and manuscripts in the world. The Poe Museum celebrates the legacy of Poe, dubbed “the master of the macabre,” and his enduring impact on the cultural landscape of today. The Poe Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution.


Programs by Poe Museum

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Edgar Allan Poe's Life, Literature, and Legacy

Meet the "Master of the Macabre" Edgar Allan Poe! Students will explore the vast collection of Poe primary sources through an engaging tour of the Poe Museum. Students will leave with an understanding of Edgar Allan Poe's life, literary works, and...


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Poe and The Gothic

This program establishes Edgar Allan Poe as a fixture of Gothic fiction as well as an artist that is still relevant in today’s world. Students will examine the Gothic form and its history as well as analyze the work of other Gothic authors like...


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Poe in Pop Culture

and understand how Poe has shaped their own lives...


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Emma Clark   programs@poemuseum.org
1914 E Main St.
Richmond VA 23223
United States


Primary Disciplines

The programs of Poe Museum cover:

Language Arts/English
Social Studies/History

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

The staff is so enthusiastic and skilled- it was awesome!

My students and I enjoyed the presentation. It was packed full of information.
Amazing program with the foremost Poe exert!
This experience was such a treat for my students. Thanks!