Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

143 S. Third Street; Philadelphia, PA 19019
Phone: (215) 597-8780 | Hours: 9am-5pm
Photo Credit: Seth Sawyers

Dates of Operation
Year Round

Hours of Operation
9am-5pm

Phone Number
(215) 597-8780

Website
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Features
Free, Historical Site,

Lodging
Philadelphia

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen,” so begins Poe’s famous short story “The Black Cat,” written while living in this house with his family. Writer, editor, popular poet and inventor of the detective story, Edgar Allan Poe still thrills readers today. Come imagine Poe’s life on Seventh Street, his only surviving residence in Philadelphia.

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