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Uncover literary history at the ernest hemingway home

A stately home tucked away on a quiet Key West street belies the great American literary achievements that occurred inside. A visit to 907 Whitehead Street is a must for any fan of Ernest Hemingway. After all, this is where he penned some of his greatest works. For over 10 years, Papa relied on the solitude and colors of Key West to provide his inspiration. Now you can see Key West through his eyes. Stroll the immaculate gardens. Enjoy the antics of his famed six-toed cats. Tour the rooms where Nobel prize-winning literature was written. Allow the ambiance of the Ernest Hemingway Museum Key West to inspire you, too.


Prices -

General admission - $13.00 (adults); $6.00 (child 6-12 years); free (5 and under). Group rates are available, too. Admission includes a 30-minute guided tour. No reservations required. Cash only.

Hours -

 Open 365 days a year from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p..m.


  • Private Events
  • Hemingway Days
  • Weddings


  • Museum
  • Gardens
  • Guided Tours
  • Book Store
  • Six-Toed Cats
  • Self-Guided Tours


  • are group tours available at the Ernest Hemingway Home?

    Absolutely. To organize a special group tour, and enjoy discounted rates for groups of 12 or more, contact Jacque Sands, General Manager at (305) 294-1136 or FAX (305) 294-2755. Please note that coupon discounts are not applicable to special group pricing.
  • are reservations required to visit the hemingway home?

    No, the Ernest Hemingway Museum embodies the free spirit of the Keys with a "no reservation needed" policy. Stop by when the mood strikes. Our helpful guides are available during opening hours to answer questions and offer tours.

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