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: https://housemethod.com/lifestyle/top-25-historic-homes-to-visit-in-united-states/

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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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Family-Friendly Summer Adventures





 Historically Fun: Family-Friendly Summer Adventures at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly has lots to offer year-round, and especially if you are looking for family-friendly activities this summer. Fun for all ages! Self-Guided Tours with Family Friendly Activities Wednesdays – Saturdays 10am – 4pm Sundays 1pm – 4pm Our tours are the perfect family-friendly outing, and a great […]

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May is Historic Preservation Month





May is Historic Preservation Month: Celebrate at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly is a must see destination this spring. Over the past couple of months, the Körner’s Folly Foundation has been busy with three new interior restoration projects.  Stop by this month and check out our progress! Our tours are the perfect family friendly outing, and […]

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Make it a ‘Spectacular Spring’ this April!





Want to put a little ‘spring’ in your step this April? A walk down South Main Street in Kernersville is sure to do the trick! This April, pair your tour of Korner’s Folly with a visit to the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden (215 South Main Street)and see their Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom. Enjoy the over 24,000 […]

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Interior Restoration Continues!





New Year Brings New Restoration Projects to Körner’s Folly Historic Körner’s Folly is pleased to announce the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian house museum. Körner’s Folly will be kicking off 2018 with the restoration of three rooms – the Cellar, Smoking Lounge, and […]

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Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…





Saturday, January 6, 2018 (10am – 5pm, last tour tickets sold at 4pm) is our final day for holiday tours.  We are CLOSED for tours on Sunday, January 7, 2018. At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 7 – 16, 2018 we have scores of wonderful volunteers […]

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Pardon our Mess: Decorating in Progress October 31 – November 21


Each year, Körner’s Folly is decorated from floor to ceiling in holiday lights, garland, and adornments.  To transform into this Victorian holiday masterpiece, all 22 rooms are “adopted” by local civic clubs, volunteers, and organizations.  Together, these groups and individuals decorate Körner’s Folly from the end of October, until Thanksgiving (October 31 – November 21, […]

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Can’t Miss Fall Events!





Körner’s Folly has something to offer for all ages this Fall! Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show Saturday, September 23 @ 10:30am Saturday, October 28 @ 10:30am The Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show is a fun and interactive way for children to learn about the history of Körner’s Folly and the Körner family.  Join […]

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Inclement Weather Closing: December 9





Körner’s Folly is CLOSED Sunday, December 9, 2018 due to inclement weather.   Körner’s Folly is normally open for tours Wednesdays – Saturdays (10am – 5pm) and Sundays (1 – 5pm). We will resume our regular tour schedule on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 10am.  See you then! Read about our holiday tours and events […]

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