Tour of the Arts Center of Oak Park - Lobby


In 1991 the the Ernest Hemingway Museum opened at the Arts Center of Oak Park. It explores the first 20 years of Hemingway’s life, highlighting his family relationships, education, love of the outdoors, military experiences, and early writings.

Kiosks fashioned from historic doors hold exhibits of rare photos and artifacts. Video presentations shed light on his high school years and later life, and a museum bookstore features books by and about the author and memorabilia.


For more information on the life of Ernest Hemingway please visit the following web site.

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park