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Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

The Hemingway Birthplace Home

339 N. Oak Park Avenue

Take a moment and stand in front of this beautiful Queen Anne style residence, with its expansive porch and grand turret and be prepared to take a small step back into time. As you stroll up the wooden walkway to the front door, you begin to see what life was like at the turn of the century.

The home was designed by architect Wesley Arnold and built around 1890 for Ernest Hall, Hemingway's maternal grandfather, maintains many of its original features that even Ernest would find familiar.

For more information, see Ernest Hemingway Oak Park Sites.
Take a virtual tour of the Hemingway Birthplace home.
Read the article A Young Man & His Home (pdf)

Sunday through Friday 1pm-5pm Saturday 10am–5pm Closed New Year's, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving.
NOTE: subject to change, please call the Hemingway Museum to confirm.

ADMISSION (includes both sites)

Group Rates & Tours are available. Advance reservations are required.

Tours of the Home and Museum reflect on the influence and impact that the family and the community had on the early life of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author, and last approximately 90 minutes. We suggest you begin your tour at the Museum.