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Welcome to KÖrner's Folly

Körner’s Folly is the architectural wonder and home of artist and designer Jule Gilmer Körner. Built in 1880 in Kernersville, North Carolina, the house originally served to display his interior design portfolio. Visitors can now explore the 22 room house museum and its unique original furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, carved woodwork, and elaborate hand laid tile.

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Easter Hours: CLOSED Easter Sunday

Körner’s Folly will be CLOSED on Sunday, April 1, 2018 in observance of the Easter Holiday.   We will be open regular tour hours on Good Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31.  Regular Tour Hours are Wednesdays – Saturdays (10am – 4pm).  Tours last approximately 1 hour, visitors must arrive by 3pm (1 hour prior […]

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Interior Restoration Continues!

New Year Brings New Restoration Projects to Körner’s Folly Historic Körner’s Folly is pleased to announce the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian house museum. Körner’s Folly will be kicking off 2018 with the restoration of three rooms – the Cellar, Smoking Lounge, and […]

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Tour Information

Wed, Thurs, Fri, & Sat
10:00AM to 4:00PM

1:00PM to 4:00PM

Visitors must arrive 1 hour prior to closing.


Adults  |  $10.00*
Children 6-18  |  $6.00*
Under 6  |  FREE
*Plus Tax
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Contact Information

(336) 996-7922

413 South Main Street
Kernersville, NC 27284