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Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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Address: 907 Whitehead St, Cash Only Entrance Fee, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-1136
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this for ten years. During that time...
Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this for ten years. During that time he wrote seventy percent of his life-time works. Today we operate as a museum providing guided tours every fifteen minutes from nine to five. The Museum is available for weddings and corporate events. Visit this National Historic Landmark, Literary Landmark and recognized by the Library of Congress for it's importance in U.S. History. Grand Architecture, Lush Gardens, Educational Tours, Book Store/Gift Shop and the world famous Poly dactyl (six-toed cats).
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Piece of Americas history

What a fascinating glimpse into the life of an incredible American. Pictures, artifacts, good tour guide, and of course those cats. There are 50 cats on property who are direct... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

What a fascinating glimpse into the life of an incredible American. Pictures, artifacts, good tour guide, and of course those cats. There are 50 cats on property who are direct descendants of Hemingways Snowball, and half of which demonstrate the six-toed polydactyl gene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

If you dont have to take a guided tour, try to visit this beautiful place on your own. You will get a different experience by walking around and discover all the little details of once a wonderful home. Sit down near the pool, read a book or just smell and enjoy the flowers and trees.. Dont forget to see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Rusty was a awesome guide. Seam to know just about all there was to know about the house and the history of the Hemingway family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Took three generations of my family including my 80 year old Mom and 20 yr old daughter for the tour. Need cash as won't accept credit/debit cards. Worth the money as the tour guides are very comfortable with the extensive history of the man, family and home. Plan at least a good hour and make sure on hot days that... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very neat place and cool to learn the history. Definitely a must do! We enjoyed seeing the 6 toed cats!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We love this museum. Our grandkids loved the cats. The docents are very knowledgeable and humorous. Well worth the fee

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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! We are very happy to hear that you and your family had a great experience. We are now a Cash Only attraction. Our Air Conditioning is installed and keeping things cool this summer. OUR SMART DEVICE APP IS COMING SOON!!!! Please be sure to check out our web site for more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I loved it and all the history surround it..cats everywhere which my son went crazy.they offer military discount on the pass which is awesome..it's humid inside but not too bad at all..

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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! We are happy to hear that you and your son enjoyed your experience and the cats. We are now a Cash Only attraction. Our Air Conditioning is installed and keeping things cool this summer. OUR SMART DEVICE APP IS COMING SOON!!!! Please be sure to check out our web site for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I've been here three times and will go every time I come to Key West. Yes there may be a line but it's a fascinating house even if you're not a fan of the author and it is in a great part of town. Go even if just for the polydactal cats. It was very hot last Apr (Mrs Hemmingway... More 

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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much Chrystine for your excellent 5-star review! Our Air Conditioning is installed and keeping things cool this summer. OUR SMART DEVICE APP IS COMING SOON!!!! Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome.com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide Joe was awesome. He was informative and funny. And he is very personal too, he will remember your name, and talk to you throughout the tour. If you show interest as I did, he will really make sure you have all your questions answered before you leave! Awesome experience! Thanks Joe

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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much Brian for your excellent 5-star review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your guided tour with Joe, he is one of our best tour guides. We are now a Cash Only attraction. Our Air Conditioning is installed and keeping things cool this summer. OUR SMART DEVICE APP IS COMING SOON!!!! Please be sure to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was hot and humid naturally. I definitely recommend the guided tour. Cats that live there are well taken care of.

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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! Our Air Conditioning is installed and keeping things cool this summer. As a Pennsylvanian, you may know that Penn State has done tremendous research on the “Hemingway Letters” project. Dr. Sandra Spanier, Professor of English and General Editor of the Hemingway Letters Project, has published two volumes of The Letters of... More 

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Address: 907 Whitehead St, Cash Only Entrance Fee, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-294-1136
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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