Lewis’ House & Museum

Sinclair Lewis’ Boyhood Home

BUILT in 1889SL House, the Sinclair Lewis Boyhood home is where Sinclair Lewis spent his formative years in Sauk Centre. The home, a National Historical Landmark, is wonderfully preserved and open from May-September. This is a popular tourist attraction and is a must see if you are in the Sauk Centre area.

812 Sinclair Lewis Ave
Sauk Centre, MN 56378


Tour Information
Open from May – September
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 3:00pm

Available outside of these hours by special appointment
Tours take approximately 25 minutes

Children (0-5 years old) – Free!
Students (6-17 years old) – $3.50
Adults (18 years old and up)- $5.00
Drivers and bus escorts – Free!
$ .50 AAA discount


Explore Minnesota: Literary Tourism

Sinclair Lewis, best known for satirical novels of the American middle class (such as Babbitt) and small town life (such as Main Street), grew up in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. His boyhood home is open to visitors, filled with period antiques, with tour guides who share stories of his life and career.

Come visit the the Lewis House and Interpretative center in Sauk Centre. Find more about Minnesota authors at www.ExploreMinnesota.com

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