Temporarily Closed
Until Further Notice

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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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Körner’s Folly Presents our First Virtual Exhibit

Staying connected to our community is key! We’re thrilled to unlock a special selection of objects from the Körner’s Folly Foundation Collection to tell a tale of courage and excitement through our first-ever Virtual Exhibit – Doré Körner: Adventurer, Genealogist, and Journalist. Defying convention, Doré Körner was only 21 years old when she embarked on a […]

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NEW! Online Resource Catalog

Online Resource Catalog While Korner’s Folly is temporarily closed to the public, we continue to serve our community and provide ways to interact with the unique history of the home. Here you will find resources, printables, a variety of interesting historical tidbits, and everything you need for a virtual field trip! We have fun activities […]

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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