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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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The New Year Brings New (and Continuing) Projects to Körner’s Folly

Historic Körner’s Folly is pleased to announce that in addition to continuing the Master Bedroom and North Entry & Staircase restoration projects, work will also begin on the Breakfast Room in early 2020. The restoration in these rooms will include removing modern elements added over time, replicating and repairing missing or damaged woodwork and tile, […]

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Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…

Saturday, January 4, 2020 (10am – 5pm, last tour tickets sold at 4pm) is our final day for holiday tours.  We are CLOSED for tours on Sunday, January 5, 2020. At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 5 – 15, 2020 we have scores of wonderful volunteers […]

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Remaining Holiday Tour Hours

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly Holiday Hours & Closings Holiday Hours: November 29 — January 4, 2020* Mondays & Tuesdays: CLOSED Wednesdays –Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm   Holiday tours last approximately 1 hour. Amateur photography is allowed. Visitors must arrive one hour prior to closing each day (4pm). Tour Admission: adults […]

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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