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I have enjoyed Edward Gorey's drawings for a long time, and I was glad to finally get the chance to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Reiselust1947
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What fun!

This museum is the home Edward Gorey lived in for his last 14 years. Several rooms of artwork and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KnitterGal333
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Dedicated to the author-illustrator, Edward Gorey, and to raising awareness for animal welfare issues.
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8 Strawberry Ln, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1725
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have enjoyed Edward Gorey's drawings for a long time, and I was glad to finally get the chance to visit the house where he lived for many years. As an extra bonus there was a special exhibit "Murder He Wrote". We walked around a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is the home Edward Gorey lived in for his last 14 years. Several rooms of artwork and items he collected were fun to explore. The tour was very informative and a scavenger hunt made exploring even more fun. The current exhibit Anatomy of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today with visitors from the west coast. We had a great docent Betty, who helped bring Gorey’s life into focus for us. His art, stories and his well honed sense of dark humor are well represented in this busy house. Guests are encouraged...More

1  Thank mamnnp2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the admission price of $8. A docent is there to give short tours, and then you can wander around as long as you like. Edward Gorey had quite an eclectic collection of books, antiques, and oddities, so even if you bring someone with you...More

1  Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. The tour guide was fun. I could go back and spend a lot of time. Excellent curation. A favorite was the drawing he did at 18 months, saved by his mom.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This house where the artist and author lived with his many cats and collections- If you enjoy his work the house is a glimpse into the mind of a really creative person. Do the scavenger hunt- and I have gotten some great gifts in the...More

1  Thank erskinerealestate
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I've long been an Edward Gorey fan; however, I had no idea how prolific he was! Very interesting information and the house was wonderfully left pretty much the way he lived in it. Odd collections everywhere, anything that interested him - graters, rocks on the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A must for a Gorey fan. The house he actually lived in on Cape Cod. The kitchen is especially fun. Imagine all his cats.

Thank AnnLouise44
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Having grown up seeing Edward Gorey's cartoons in the New Yorker I enjoyed seeing the house he lived in. The house is full of his memorabilia. The docent giving the tour on the Sunday we went was informative and friendly. We did the scavenger hunt...More

Thank flo220
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in Edward Gorey, it’s a short, interesting museum to tool through. He was a fascinating guy. The gift shop is well stocked with interesting prints, books, and novelties.

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