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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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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...more
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907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040-7473
+1 305-294-1575
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

💯 visit this home! It is the epitome of Key West living. The house is filled with light and air. Can go upstairs and take pictures inside. The guide shares many anecdotes, stories, and historical facts. Fall in love with this American Literature icon. If...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed yesterday

The Hemingway home was beautiful. Knowing that you walked through rooms that Ernest Hemingway once roamed, was surreal. Lots of memorabilia.

Thank Dawg644
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of interesting information. 6 toed cats everywhere.Cash only to get in no credit or debit cards .

Thank DonP1963
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome tour by Rusty. The tour was very entertaining and informative. The cats are beautiful and definitely complete the tour. A must see in your Key West travels

Thank rsenger789
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yeah, yeah...Ernest Hemingway, Old Man and the Sea, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Farrwell to Arms, and so on...it's all neat, the house is neat, Hemingway had a problem staying married...and so on... But if your a Cat kind of person, you have to visit...56...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed yesterday

Visited there recently with family. Since we're old enough to remember Hemingway's influence, we found the home quite interesting. They still have lots of original furnishings, as well as descendants of the infamous extra-toed cats. The guides had plenty of entertaining stories

Thank Bill M
Reviewed yesterday

The house is beautiful and the tour was very well done. Hemingway lived life to the fullest and the tour clearly celebrates that without sanctifying him. The memorabilia and artifacts are extremely interesting and our guide was engaging. This was the most interesting of the...More

Thank mforkner
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a trip to see we’re Hemingway lived for a while. Good tour with our passionate guide Chris. Learned a bit about Hemingway, his life and work and multi-toed cats.

Thank Roger M
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We weren't sure if you wanted to do the tour that we were glad we did. You definitely get a history of Key West and Ernest Hemingway. Tour guides are great and the grounds are beautiful

Thank vincea225
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour guides were excellent and it was fun to hear their anecdotal accounts of Hemingway's time here.

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September 19, 2018|
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Response from Dave G | Property representative |
The first floor is accessible to guests with walkers. Then, a video may be shown to her upon request that will feature information included in the upper floor tour.
August 30, 2018|
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August 2, 2018|
Response from Dave G | Property representative |
Chris is still here as a tour guide.