Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

Built in 1889, 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 Memorial Day to Labor Day. This is a popular tourist attraction and is a must see if you are in the Sauk Centre area.

Tour Information
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Available outside of these hours by special appointment
Tours take approximately 25 minutes

Tour Rates
Children (0-5 years old) - Free!
Students (6-17 years old) - $5.00
Adults (18 years old and up) - $8.00
Drivers and bus escorts - Free!
AAA discount - 50 cents off (must show card)




Fun Facts
  • Built in 1889
  • Designated National Historical Landmark
  • Sinclair Lewis spent many arduous hours splitting wood here
  • Legend has it, there may be an amputated limb or two buried in the backyard!


  • 812 Sinclair Lewis Ave
    Sauk Centre, MN 56378

For special showings or if you are planning a large group tour, please contact us in advance.