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Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

120 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3537
+1 573-221-9010
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An interesting, well done treatment of Samuel Clemons' early years

Very well done, educational walking tour of Mark Twain's boyhood neighborhood. Lot's of history in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary m
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De Soto, Wisconsin
A Must-See

We had a wonderful experience at this museum, which includes outbuildings as well. There is so much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DrPiggy
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Davenport, Iowa
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Visit the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum and learn how a small boy from Hannibal became America's most beloved author! Experience interactive exhibits, live performances, original Norman Rockwell paintings, treasured Clemens family artifacts, Twain memorabilia and historic properties! The Mark Twain Boyhood Home is a National Historic Landmark. Don't sneak away from Hannibal until you've visited!
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  • Poor1%
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120 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3537
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+1 573-221-9010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done, educational walking tour of Mark Twain's boyhood neighborhood. Lot's of history in nicely restored buildings. Tons of photos and artifacts. Well worth exploring.

Thank Gary m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at this museum, which includes outbuildings as well. There is so much that we weren't able to see everything, and are already planning a trip back. Plan on spending several hours.

Thank DrPiggy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This had been in my bucket list for many years, and I am so glad my husband and I finally went. Just to walk the Mississippi boardwalk and know this had been Twain’s backyard and the setting to most of his books was an incredible...More

Thank Margie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Hannibal specifically for the Mark Twain exhibits. There is soooo much information about his life and writings. My favorite was the Norman Rockwell sketches and paintings! This place is definitely a treasure and a must see if you are a fan of...More

Thank mreid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit during a non crowded Friday. Our grandchildren watched a movie od Tom Sawyer the night before our trip. I highly recommend that because the kids could really connect to the exhibits and they learned more about Twain. At 7 and 9...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mark Twain had quite the life. His way of seeing the world makes me see mine a bit differently. Lots to read!

Thank aminner78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was very informative. My wife and I took a weekend trip and explored Hannibal. We never realized how many books Mark Twain had written. He was a very famous author and traveled the world. Take a visit and learn some history.

Thank lanspeedr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a Mark Twain fan and when passing through Hannibal for the first time I had to stop. I started at the Boyhood Home and museum. The museum ticket gets you into numerous buildings and museums in a two block area. It's in historic...More

Thank KBD87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really neat find along the downtown walk with my two young kids. Not only did they have the fence out there but also mock paint buckets and brushes - The Kids loved that also! Great to put history to work and show...More

Thank CAL-HWY1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was very well concieved. Whereas many museums have too many showcases and 3X5 cards, this museum leads you through the life and times of Mark Twain and his literary life. The museum building is very well done and has 15 original paintings by...More

Thank chowhoundkc
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bagbym
6 August 2017|
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Response from Melissa C | Property representative |
The $9 admission is for seniors and admission tickets can be purchased at the Interpretive Center, the Becky Thatcher House or at the Museum Gallery. The museum prices are: Adults $11 Seniors $9 Children $6 Children 5... More
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Mary Beth F
22 July 2017|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the tour, simply strolled around and the signage was very helpful. However, if you look on the official website , there is a click link to the tour options with prices. Enjoy your visit, it is a great Town.
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Jeff S
22 January 2017|
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Response from Melissa C | Property representative |
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum suggests allowing at least an hour to view the historic homes and two interactive museums. But you could easily spend more time with all of the information available.
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