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Museo Hemingway Finca Vigia

Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8910809
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Fascinating insight into Hemmingway's life

Unusual and thought-provoking 'lay-out' to this museum, as everything has been left as it was when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacqueline B
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
No guide??? No problem!!

If you don't have a guide that knows much about the house. Just slip 1 of the workers inside the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cjschreiner
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Chandler, Arizona
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Once the Finca Vigia, this ghost-white Spanish-colonial home was where Papa penned some of his greatest novels.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unusual and thought-provoking 'lay-out' to this museum, as everything has been left as it was when Hemmingway was alive. No-one is allowed in the house, so you have to view the rooms through the open windows and doors. Sounds odd but works very well. Lovely...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't have a guide that knows much about the house. Just slip 1 of the workers inside the house a few CUC and they will be your personal guide

Thank cjschreiner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great house and grounds no doubt. I was a little surprised that you have to pay an entry fee but you can not actually go IN the house, you have to look though the doorways and windows. I understand they dont want a million people...More

Thank Euroboyz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a splendid place with trees and a nice view, Imagine it 60 year ago, with noone aroud you and a nice place to write about what ever you want.

Thank VFlach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would thoroughly recommend a visit - relaxing atmosphere, historical - try the rum and sugar cane drink - it packs a punch.Freedom to take photographs.

Thank Gary N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lovely old house of this classic writer is a must visit. Toured as part of a group and was not disappointed. Each room is so beautifully maintained with Hemingway's belong. stunning. His boat and pool were neat as well. Climb the stairs up to...More

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The home is located about 20 minutes from Central Havana and you spend about an hour touring the home. It was a beautiful well kept home with everything The way Hemingway kept it. I think it's a must see if visiting Cuba, but you can...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have followed Hemingway's footsteps for years. So in no small part, his history in Havana, and Cuba, was a big reason for our trip. We took a guided Hemingway tour, that included his country home, and I found it, nothing less than amazing. As...More

Thank RENurmi
Reviewed August 20, 2017

Despite the fact that it is out of the city, and you have to drive there (20 CUC a taxi one way) still a place must to see. House is beautiful - but you can only admire it via the windows. Entrance not permitted. But...More

Thank Kito9
Reviewed August 19, 2017

If you're a reader, this is an interesting side trip. It takes a while to get to and has great historical significance as it is the location that Hemingway made his home in Cuba and where he did a lot of writing. We enjoyed the...More

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Monetc7
August 28, 2017|
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Response from xtine16 | Reviewed this property |
From the website. I went on a Sunday. You can always call first. Hours: The Hemingway Museum at Finca Vigia is currently scheduled to be open: 10am to 4pm, Monday thru Saturday 9am to 1pm, Sunday Expect occaisional... More
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doreenmbrazier
August 27, 2017|
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Response from JohnInItaly | Reviewed this property |
You pay on site. Our tour leader paid, but the price could not have been very much, like 5 or 10 CUC per person. Finding a way to arrive is more of a problem, as it is pretty far out of town, and then the driver would have... More
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TravelLadyBJH
August 24, 2017|
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Response from YorbaLindaStar | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week and it was open.
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