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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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Summer Events at the Folly

This summer, take advantage of all that Körner’s Folly has to offer! With family friendly activities and upcoming events,the Folly offers a perfect getaway day trip or stay-cation.  Visit our education page to print scavenger hunts, brainteasers, crossword puzzles, and crafts before or after your visit. Körner’s Folly recently won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award, and […]

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Roof Restoration Begins: See Historic Preservation in Action!

While construction is taking place, Körner’s Folly will remain open for tours during regular hours (Thursdays – Sundays). Visit us this summer to learn more about our future restoration plans and current roof restoration projects. The Körner’s Folly Foundation has begun the final phase of exterior restoration, which involves replacing Körner’s Folly’s red tin roof […]

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Tour Information

Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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