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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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CLOSED: December 12th Inclement Weather

Körner’s Folly is closed Wednesday, December 12, 2018 due to snowy conditions.   Read about our holiday tours and events here:    

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House Method Names Körner’s Folly in the Top 25 Historic Houses to Visit

House Method recently published a feature on the top 25 historic homes to visit in the US and Körner’s Folly made the list!  They considered the home’s historical significance, beauty and architecture, and third-party reviews, among other factors.  What an honor! Here’s a link to the feature:

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A Bright Future for Körner’s Folly and the Town of Kernersville

A Bright Future for Körner’s Folly and the Town of Kernersville Körner’s Folly is abuzz with excitement after this month’s Board of Aldermen Meeting.  On Tuesday, August 7, the Town of Kernersville agreed to enter into a partnership with the Körner’s Folly Foundation to build a Visitor’s Center for Körner’s Folly and the Town of […]

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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