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  • Ernest Hemingway House of Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway House in Key West

A National Historic Landmark and beacon of literary fanfare, this famous house was the site of the most prolific time in the creative life of Ernest Hemingway. The Nobel Prize-winning writer called Key West home for more than 10 years, and descendants of his famous 6-toed cat still freely roam the lush grounds today. Built in 1851, the Spanish Colonial home features the first in-ground pool in all of Key West, with countless hunting trophies from Africa and the American West.



Open daily from 9AM - 5PM


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Ernest Hemingway Cats

The Hemingway Home is not only popular with people - its grounds are populated with 40-50 pampered cats named after movie stars. Many of these cats have 6 or 7 toes, a genetic anomaly known as the polydactyl trait, and some of these feline royalty are actual descendants of a white 6-toed cat named Snowball, given to Hemingway by a ship's captain many years ago.

Hemingway Home & Museum Tours

Choose whether you prefer to explore the house and museum on your own, or on an informative 30-minute guided tour, included in the price of admission. The latter is conducted every 15 minutes, 9am - 5pm daily.


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