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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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Now Hiring: Capital Campaign Coordinator

Capital Campaign Coordinator The Capital Campaign Coordinator is the primary staff person charged with supporting Körner’s Folly Foundation Board, staff and volunteers in an upcoming multi-million dollar campaign to help conserve one of the State’s most treasured historic homes and establish a Visitor’s Center on site. Additional responsibilities include support of the overall fundraising program […]

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Now Booking Spring & Summer Group Tours!

Korner’s Folly and the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden are must-see destinations this spring and summer! Tours are the perfect outing for travel clubs, and a great experience for all ages. Call today to schedule or get more information (336) 996-7922 and ask for Suzanna Ritz, Operations & Programs Manager. Private, guided tours are available for […]

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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