Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home

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Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home

What you'll do

Travel through literary history on this 50-minute guided tour of the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home.

Visit the Ernest Hemingway Home Tour with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Get admission to the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home Museum.
  • Access the rooms where Hemingway grew up.
  • Guided tour of the exhibits and a detailed history of the author included.
  • Visit plenty of other Chicago attractions with your pass.

You'll learn all about one of the greatest and most influential American writers of the 20th century.

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home Tour highlights

Get an insight into Hemingway's early life and find out how his Illinois roots shaped his later work. The famous author lived in this historic town for 20 years of his life and spent the first six in the birthplace home. Your knowledgeable guide will provide expert insight and share unique facts as you journey through the home.

You’ll also learn about the extensive renovations that were made to the home starting in 1992, which restored it to its original Victorian heritage. Wander through the bedroom where Hemingway was born, explore the parlor where his mother taught music lessons, and see the family library where he acted out poems and stories.

Ernest Hemingway facts

  • Ernest Hemingway is both a Pulitzer Prize and a Nobel Prize for Literature-winning author.
  • This home was the first to have electricity in Oak Park.

Go City is a better way to sightsee. Your pass includes Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home Tour tickets, plus admission to dozens of top Chicago attractions for one money-saving price.

Ready to start exploring Chicago? First, choose between an All-Inclusive Pass or Explorer Pass.

Experience Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

Getting In: just show your pass at the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home admission counter and you're in – there's no need to purchase individual tickets at any of the Chicago attractions included on your pass. 

For more information, visit the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home website.

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home tickets help

Simply ask our help team if you have any questions. 


Where you'll be

Operating hours

Please call, 708-445-3071, during the below hours to confirm availability for the day. 

Thursday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Friday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Tours run at the top of each hour. 

For the most up-to-date opening hours, visit Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home's website.

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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