Explore Körner’s Folly
If you are looking for a unique destination to explore on your next trip to Winston Salem, a tour through Körner’s Folly is a must! Built in 1880 in Kernersville, North Carolina, Körner’s Folly is an architectural wonder and was the home of artist and designer Jule Gilmer Körner. The house originally served to display Körner’s interior design portfolio. Visitors can now explore the 22-room house museum and its unique, original furnishings, artwork, cast-plaster details, carved woodwork, and elaborate hand-laid tile.
Public tours are self-guided and last approximately one hour. Appointments are encouraged for self-guided tours. During your visit, amateur photography is allowed. As a great addition to any tour, don’t forget to request a scavenger hunt for children or the young at heart! Körner’s Folly is located in Kernersville, NC, an easy 15-minute drive from the Historic Brookstown Inn. While in Kernersville, we recommend grabbing a bite to eat at Mae’s Vintage Kitchen.
- Overnight accommodations at the Historic Brookstown Inn
- Admission tickets for self-guided tour of Körner’s Folly
- Daily hotel hot breakfast buffet – served weekdays 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.; weekends 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Evening wine and cheese receptions in the Parlor – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily
- Nightly cookies and milk – served 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Complimentary wireless internet and on-site parking
Terms and Conditions: If your plans change, your reservation must be cancelled or modified by 3 p.m. EST at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date or you will be charged for the first night room and tax. Blackout dates may apply. Körner’s Folly is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors must arrive 1 hour prior to museum closing.