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Edgar Allan Poe National Historical Site

Map532 N. 7th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-597-8780
    Categories:
  • History Museums & Sites

Description:

Poe’s life & works are memorialized at this small brick house, his home from 1838 to 1844. Enjoy a short audio-visual presentation on Poe's life, listen to his works narrated by famous actors & look at rare books and letters.

KIDBIT: Ask for the Junior Ranger Activity booklet and use your junior detective skills to find clues and learn about the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe.

Accessibility Details

-Partially accessible. The main museum area is accessible, however, the historic home is not accessible. -The film is captioned for the hearing impaired, and audio description is available for the sight impaired. Audio description is available for the exhibits.

Additional Information:

County: PA - Philadelphia
For SpecialKids: Assisted Listening/Open-Captioning/ASL
Large-Print or Braille Guides
Wheelchair Accessible
Free Admission?: Free
Ages: Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 6
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