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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040-7473
+1 305-294-1575
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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907 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040-7473
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+1 305-294-1575
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So enjoyed our time at Hemingway's home, our tour guide made it a lovely experience! So many cats to see with all of the great names you would expect. They even have a cat cemetery.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely my favorite tour. Knowledgeable and humorous guides. Fun and interesting facts. The cats are super friendly and beautiful. The upkeep and care of this historical property is great.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a great visit, chris was our tour guide and he was fantastic. He was knowledgeable and entertaining. It's only a couple hours and would Recommend to anyone who enjoys history.

Thank cjbeaver
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Totally interesting and informative tour! Lots and lots of polydactyl cats to pet!! Our tour guide was excellent!More

Thank AmyinNH
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...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see in Key West. Our tour guide, Doug, did such a great job of describing Earnest Hemingway's life that had the whole group anxious to here the next story. Excellent tour guide and intreging history about a great man.More

Thank mjojo1
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! Thank you for stopping in, thank you for your review, we are always happy to hear from families like yours, about the magic that they found here at the Hemingway Home, that has now created a...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

HISTORY! enough said, you just go n visits this house. Will get crowded early so expect a wait, but well worth it!More

Thank Tim C
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...More

Reviewed yesterday

We decided to do the tour because we were staying across the street, at first we were gonna do the self guided tour but wandered into the guided one, glad we did it was very informative. Highly recommend this stopMore

Thank Judy M
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! 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...More

Reviewed yesterday

This was a surprisingly great tour! we learned so much about Hemingway! I wish I could remember the name of our tour guide, he was a great story teller and you could tell he really enjoyed his job! he knew the name of ALL the...More

Thank Michelle W
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...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first time in Key West. We decided to take in some of the rich history of the town. Our tour guide was very informative and fun. The guided tour lasted about 30 minutes. The home and grounds are quite lovely. There are...More

Thank 000chuck13
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...More

Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed the guided tour on the grounds and inside then relaxed in the shade of the beautiful trees. Worth the stop. You can even go back anytime that day to relax on the benches in the shade.More

Thank francesinfla
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 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...More

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Judy21136
We're going to be stopping on a cruise. Can we do the Hemingway house tour and see Key West on our own or do you suggest we buy one of the options from Royal Carribean?
1 February 2017|
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Response from HemingwayHome | Property representative |
We sell tickets at our entrance and conduct 30-minute guided tours every 10-15 minutes. We are 9-blocks from cruise ship dock. Much more info available at hemingwayhome web site
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Roger C
Wheelchair and scooter accessible?
30 January 2017|
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Response from HemingwayHome | Property representative |
Yes, we are ADA compliant. We have paved and tiled paths leading all the way around the 1-acre gardens, handicap accessible rest rooms and ramp leading up to the lower level. Wheel chair guests can join in on the guided... More
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Amy B
Are the cats friendly/ can you hold them?
14 December 2016|
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Response from HemingwayHome | Property representative |
Cats are much like people, many are friendly, some are not. We do not allow our guests to pick up the cats, but you may pet them and photograph them.
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