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Korner's Folly

413 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284-2737
+1 336-996-7922
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Kernersville's unique home

Korner's Folly is so unique. Each room has it's own personality and even has it's own theater. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kernersville, North Carolina
Making History Fun!

Besides being the most recognized icon of Kernersville, the Folly is truly a treasure. For the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Kernersville, North Carolina
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Korner's Folly is the architectural wonder and home of artist and designer Jule Korner. Built in 1880 in Kernersville, North Carolina, the house originally displayed 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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413 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284-2737
+1 336-996-7922
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Korner's Folly is so unique. Each room has it's own personality and even has it's own theater. If you're tall, beware of low ceilings. Well worth the visit.

Thank bkdj05
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Besides being the most recognized icon of Kernersville, the Folly is truly a treasure. For the history buffs, it's a great story. For the young, it's a place of wonder with many twists and turns. For the older, it's a great way to spend a...More

Thank 1Whit
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Enjoy a guided tour through the history of Korner's Folly, plus rooms beautifully decorated for Christmas.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

To view photos does not donut justice s very unique house, 10.00 a person see guided house with staff positioned through out have plenty of time to explore questions will be answered great staff worth the trip to see great architecture for the time period...More

Thank karendory1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to wander around - if you like looking at old buildings and thinking about unusual architecture and purposes of old houses. There is a puppet theater on the attic level and evidently there are performances there for special occasions. It...More

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I really enjoyed our trip to the Folly. The staff member was attentive but not over-bearing, which was nice as we were the only visitor there at the time (it was a weekday). Really interesting house that's honestly hard to describe. I actually liked that...More

Thank sc2nc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My daughter told me about this site so we decided to take the tour. The house's architecture is unique and fascinating. I loved seeing the different architectural details in the home, especially the porches with the tiles, the mouldings and all the different fireplaces. It...More

Thank karonblount
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This fascinating multi-level home offers a view of the lifestyle of Kernersville's founder, and is intriguing for people of all ages. It is especially interesting for children in December when each room is decorated for Christmas.

Thank cakesbaskets
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had visited the Folly over the years but this visit was special.We had family in town for our daughters wedding and wantedvto do something special to showcase Our Town. The Folly was perfect. The on going renovations were complete and we were able to...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have never taken the time to visit Korner's Folly but when my travel buddies planned a trip, I jumped at the chance to go. I was not disappointed! Our tour guide was excellent and the mansion was interesting and enjoyable. I am so glad...More

Thank Vacationermom
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