Thurber House is the former home of American humorist James Thurber, who lived in the house with his family during his college years at the Ohio State University. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Thurber House is a literary center, book store and museum of Thurber materials. Thurber House's programs include writing classes for children, author readings for adults, Thurber celebrations, events for children, and gallery exhibitions. We are open for free self-guided tours daily from 1-4 p.m. daily, and guided tours are available on the weekends. Our conference and meeting center, Thurber Center, is next door and is available to rent for business meetings, parties, weddings and more.