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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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Address: 907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040-7473
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+1 305-294-1575
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in this for ten years. During that time he...

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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Great building, spectacular gardens, and of course, the cats...!!!

Visited here whilst on a whistle stop tour of the Florida Keys. I would suggest you do the same, this is a bizarre and enchanting attraction. See what you make of it, to say much... read more

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Puerto Banus, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited here whilst on a whistle stop tour of the Florida Keys. I would suggest you do the same, this is a bizarre and enchanting attraction. See what you make of it, to say much more would spoil the surprise...!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a big history buff and the Hemingway House does not disappoint. Make sure you add it to your Key West schedule!

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North Jackson, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Key West just isn't complete without a trip to Hemingway house. It doesn't matter how many times you visit you always learn something new. Don't skip this one! They also offer military discounts!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This home on my must-see list in Key West. We bought tix and planned the day around it. However, the powers that be reeeeeally need to sell timed tickets so the place isn't over run by people. The tours were disorganized and had too many people in each group; people were cutting in and out, and the rooms in the... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second trip to the house...great history; take the tour, its worth it to hear the stories! Fun to see where he lived and his studio where he did his writing...a must see if you are there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I took the Hemingway tour. Our guide was very good and gave insight to the Hemingway way of life. The grounds were very well kept up and it was very exciting seeing the cats, especially the ones with multiple toes. We enjoyed the entire grounds and tour.

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HemingwayHome, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hemingway Home is now available on our e-book guide. Tour the Hemingway Home on your smart device and see all the cats, read about Hemingway’s books, tour the inside of the home with descriptions of the furniture and memorabilia, botanical info on the... More 

Orlando, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit even if you're not a particular fan of Ernest Hemingway. The guided tour was great - our guide was to funny

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HemingwayHome, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! It is great to see our fellow Floridians out exploring the wonderful cities that this great state has to offer! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hemingway Home is now available on our e-book guide. Tour the Hemingway Home on your smart device and see all the cats, read... More 

Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cash only for the tours. Take a look inside the world of Hemingway. It gave me a great feeling of how the man lived in Key West. It is very worth it. If you don't know about him, take the guided tour. If you do, then just walk around. Don't touch the cats.

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HemingwayHome, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! Please note, we ask that guests do not pick up the cats, guests are allowed to pet the cats. As a native of New Jersey, you may know that at the Princeton University Firestone Library’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections are Carlos Baker's working papers and biographical files used... More 

canterbury
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good Tour guide gave a very interesting history of the House and of Ernest Hemingway himself. Not an extensive house so an easy tour.

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HemingwayHome, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 4-star review! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hemingway Home is now available on our e-book guide. Tour the Hemingway Home on your smart device and see all the cats, read about Hemingway’s books, tour the inside of the home with descriptions of the furniture and memorabilia, botanical info on the... More 

River Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the house tour and tour guide. Learned a lot and everything on the property is just like he left it. Going to re-read his books!

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HemingwayHome, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hemingway Home is now available on our e-book guide. Tour the Hemingway Home on your smart device and see all the cats, read about Hemingway’s books, tour the inside of the home with descriptions of the furniture and memorabilia, botanical info on the... More 

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