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The Latest News from Thurber House

You won't want to miss the 2014 Thurber Birthday Gala!

Join us for a Thurber House Halloween Happy Hour

Congratulations to John Kenney, winner of the 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor

Registration for Pen and Tell It! is now open - register your 2nd through 8th grader today

Writers: sign up for one or more of our Adult Writing Workshops

Get tickets here for the Fall 2014 Evenings with Authors season

We are currently accepting applications for our 2015 Children's Writer-in-Residence

Our fall session of Young Writers' studio is open for registration

The reading with Janet Evanovich on November 18 is SOLD OUT. No ticket waitlist is available for this event.

Welcome to Thurber House!

Our mission is to celebrate the written word for the education and entertainment of the broadest possible audience and to continue the legacy of James Thurber. Thurber House: Where laughter, learning and literature meet.

Thurber House is located near downtown Columbus, OH at 77 Jefferson Ave in the restored home of James Thurber and his family. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Thurber House is a living museum open to the public every day from 1–4 p.m. for free, self-guided tours. Guided tours are available on Sundays for $4 for adults and $2 for students and seniors. Be sure to visit the Thurber Country Bookstore for exclusive Thurber memorabilia and books. Next door is Thurber Center, a multi-purpose space to host retreats, events, and meetings, that is available for rent.


Thurber House is an affiliate of The American Writers Museum.


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