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Museo Hemingway Finca Vigia

Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8910809
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Great for true buffs

I have read some Hemingway but am not a devotee. IMO a special trip to the house is justified for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
soprisorbust
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Colorado
Beautiful Home; must visit

Hemmingway's house sits beautifully atop a hill and is perfectly preserved. You are able to look in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

I have read some Hemingway but am not a devotee. IMO a special trip to the house is justified for those really interested in his life. The home and property are very well preserved and part of that preservation is not letting you into it....More

Thank soprisorbust
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hemmingway's house sits beautifully atop a hill and is perfectly preserved. You are able to look in the doorways and windows of the home to observe the interior's artwork, books, furniture etc. Take a climb up the tower and walk down by the pool and...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went by a taxi, though it was a great deal to negotiate. It is in a very beautiful green area. I was very sorry, because only Hemingway's apartment could be seen from outside, not allowed. So I'm a little disappointed.

Thank PadrePablo
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have time take a trip to see the Ernest Hemingway museum to get a look at what his home looked like. He lived in Cuba for 20 years. You cannot walk through the actual house but you can peek inside and take pictures.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautifully restored, great to see his books, writing desk, his weight inscriptions on his bathroom wall, graves of his dogs and fishing boat. I think the while museum requires informative interaction as you stand outside looking inside into the different rooms of the house. If...More

Thank mariadupless
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent hour tour of the Cuban house of an amazing writer---remains today mainly as he lived so many years ago His boat Tennis court Baseball field Pool and then we went to the area where he fished and the inspiration for The Old Man and...More

Thank rjacobs544
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Havana on the inaugural Royal Caribbean cruise to Cuba on the Empress of the Sea. We took the Hemingway tour that took us to the La Terrazza bar and restaurant in the fishing village of Cojimar (the inspiration for The...More

Thank jerry t
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing adventure into the home and life of Ernest Hemingway. This beautifully preserved home and grounds are well worth the trip. You cannot go into the home but the doors and windows are open so you can easily see into the home. The home...More

Thank rspence8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty incredible pre revolution view of Havana life. They are well on their way to major improvements to the entrance to make this a come and stay a while venue. When finished it may have accommodations but will have a bar and patio with live...More

Thank Lovestogo2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the grounds. You cannot enter the house but you can peer in through open windows. The tour is self-guided with very little interactive media to explain the different rooms. Make sure you climb the tower in the back yard. The view is stunning....More

Thank Vulturecap
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reginakron
If taking a taxi from Havana, did you ask the taxi to wait for you while you did the tour? thanks for your help
21 March 2017|
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Response from Trippinsista | Reviewed this property |
Excellent question. I was on a tour bus that does wait. However, folks who had come by taxis or the old convertibles definitely waited for their patrons. I would suggest you negotiate that request prior to any place to... More
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reginakron
How can you get to Finca Vigina?
21 March 2017|
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Response from matthewmillis2017 | Reviewed this property |
Take the P7 from Parque de la Fraternidad or P-2 from Vedado. Pay 0.5 Cuc per person. Use maps.me app to follow the path of the bus relative to Finca la Vigia. The stop is right by the entrance. Bus automatically stops... More
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Ivaila D
Which bus from Havana can take me to the museum?
30 January 2017|
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Response from matthewmillis2017 | Reviewed this property |
P-7 from Parque de la Fraternidad will get you there for 0.5 Cuc per person. P-2 from Vedado. If you have a smart phone use Maps.me to follow your bus location relative to Finca La Vigia so you know which stop to get off... More
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