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Upcoming Events

Songs with Eliza Poe

February 17th, 2018 | Saturday, 1 p.m.

Experience the musical stylings of Edgar's mother, Elizabeth Poe, in our serene Enchanted Garden.

Live Reading - "Ulalume" and "Conqueror Worm" ft. Dean Knight

February 20th, 2018 | Tuesday, 1 p.m.

Enjoy a live reading of both "Ulalume" and "Conqueror Worm" in the Shrine with Education Coordinator Dean Knight.

Historic Walking Tour

February 23rd, 2018 | Friday, 1 p.m.

Join Program and Events Coordinator Debbie Phillips on a walking tour of historic Shockoe Bottom, Edgar's boyhood stomping grounds, and learn about young Edgar's life here in the capital city.

Live Reading - ft. Tyler Minks

February 25th, 2018 | Sunday, 1 p.m.

Enjoy a live reading in the Shrine with Communications Coordinator Tyler Minks.

Curator's Corner with Curator Chris Semtner

February 28th, 2018 | Wednesday, 1 p.m.

Explore a few artifacts from our collection with an opportunity to ask questions and engage with our curator for this special Curator's Corner.

Time Travelers Weekend

March 24-25, 2018 | Saturday & Sunday

The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “Passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 24 & 25. As a participating member, The Poe Museum will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Traveler's Passport, available to download here.

We'd love to see your pictures as you travel back in time. Tag them with #TimeTravelersRVA and #PoeMuseum!

April Unhappy Hour

April 26, 2018 | Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join the Poe Museum for our April Unhappy Hour! This event will feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, and Poe-themed fun for the whole family! Be sure to visit our temporary exhibit: Unsolved Mysteries of Edgar Allan Poe.

$8 Admission | Members & Children 6 & under FREE

No registration necessary.

May Unhappy Hour

May 24, 2018 | Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join the Poe Museum for our May Unhappy Hour! This event will feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, and Poe-themed fun for the whole family! Be sure to visit our temporary exhibit: Unsolved Mysteries of Edgar Allan Poe.

$8 Admission | Members & Children 6 & under FREE

No registration necessary.

Summer Sunday Readings - June

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the Enchanted Garden.

Included with admission

June Unhappy Hour

June 28, 2018 | Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join the Poe Museum for our June Unhappy Hour! This event will feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, and Poe-themed fun for the whole family! Be sure to visit our new exhibit: Poe: Beyond The Horror.

$8 Admission | Members & Children 6 & under FREE

No registration necessary.

July Unhappy Hour

June 26, 2018 | Thursday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join the Poe Museum for our July Unhappy Hour! This event will feature live music, a cash bar, light refreshments, and Poe-themed fun for the whole family! Be sure to visit our new exhibit: Poe: Beyond The Horror.

$8 Admission | Members & Children 6 & under FREE

No registration necessary.

Teacher Month - August

Any teacher who signs up for a Membership during the month of August will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE Skype tour of the Museum for their class.