We will re-open August 4 for limited public tours. Tours will be offered Monday-Friday at 9, 11, 1 and 3.
The staff will be taking extra steps to help ensure everyone’s health and safety. Please make note of the following policies.
Tours are limited to 8 guests. We cannot accommodate group tours at this time.
Guests are encouraged to call ahead for reservations. While reservations are not required, we do not have an indoor waiting area for drop-in guests.
Guests over 10 years of age are required to wear face coverings for the duration of the tour. Staff will also be wearing face coverings.
The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott, Arkansas includes a barn studio associated with Ernest Hemingway and the family home of his second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer. Pauline’s parents, Paul and Mary Pfeiffer, were prominent citizens of Northeast Arkansas and owned more than 60,000 acres of land. During the 1930s the barn was converted to a studio to give Hemingway privacy for writing while visiting Piggott. Portions of one of his most famous novels, A Farewell to Arms, and several short stories were written in this studio. Both the home and the barn studio were named to the National Historic Register in 1982. The properties have been renovated, focusing on the 1930s era. Areas of emphasis for the Museum and Educational Center include literature of the period, 1930s world events, agriculture, family lifestyles and relationships, and development of Northeast Arkansas during the Depression and New Deal eras.
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