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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
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US$54,00*
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Day Trip to Key West from Miami
Ranked #2 of 130 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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).
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

See the places he’d been and the rich history of his life... loved all the cats
Wonderful collection of period furniture and climbing the stairs to his office to see his writing desk is a must

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Liza P
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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

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 exotic flowers, plants and trees in the tropical garden, and more!
Available on Google Play and ITunes !!! Go to HemingwayHome dot com/app
Please note: We are now a Cash Only attraction.
Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome dot com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

you do not have to be hemingway fan to enjoy this tour. you can see how he lived and worked. every room has something unique and special. so much information about him and be sure to inquire about the pool history

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert R
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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

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 exotic flowers, plants and trees in the tropical garden, and more!
Available on Google Play and ITunes !!! Go to HemingwayHome dot com/app
Please note: We are now a Cash Only attraction.
Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome dot com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to learn about Hemmingway, but let's face it, go for the cats. 6 toed cats freely roam the property and are just waiting for you to come pet them. I even made them little cat hats to use in the hot sun. Some seemed to enjoy it, some bit me. That's life. I'm a little disappointed they don't acknowledge that the fountain in the back yard was originally a urinal that Hemingway brought home for the cats to drink from and his wife decorated it. That's real history, right there!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 50carrier
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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review!
As you may know that Hemingway was born in your home-state, in Oak Park, Il, outside of Chicago. There is a Hemingway home and Hemingway Museum in Oak Park, both worth a visit if you are ever in the vicinity.
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 exotic flowers, plants and trees in the tropical garden, and more!
Available on Google Play and ITunes !!! Go to HemingwayHome dot com/app
Please note: We are now a Cash Only attraction.
Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome dot com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Had great tour guide so that was a + and what a story!!! The cats too are a story and so is the swimming pool another story. Best to purchase a combined ticket at Truman's Little White House first. Get discount and use credit card. At Hemmingway no discount and no credit card.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Richard A
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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review!
As you may know that Hemingway was born in your home-state, in Oak Park, Il, outside of Chicago. There is a Hemingway home and Hemingway Museum in Oak Park, both worth a visit if you are ever in the vicinity.
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 exotic flowers, plants and trees in the tropical garden, and more!
Available on Google Play and ITunes !!! Go to HemingwayHome dot com/app
Please note: We are now a Cash Only attraction.
Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome dot com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Best tour guide ever! Really beautiful home and gardens and interesting story. Worth every penny! I would go back again!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ngwinn1963
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Dave G, Public Relations Manager at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent 5-star review!
It is great to hear from our fellow Floridians! We are happy to see you are exploring the great cities of Florida and their attractions.
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 exotic flowers, plants and trees in the tropical garden, and more!
Available on Google Play and ITunes !!! Go to HemingwayHome dot com/app
Please note: We are now a Cash Only attraction.
Please be sure to check out our web site for more information, slide-shows and videos at HemingwayHome dot com and our NEW Facebook at Hemingway Home Museum.

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