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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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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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Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…

Saturday, January 6, 2018 (10am – 5pm, last tour tickets sold at 4pm) is our final day for holiday tours.  We are CLOSED for tours on Sunday, January 7, 2018. At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 7 – 16, 2018 we have scores of wonderful volunteers […]

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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