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Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

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Address: 120 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3537
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Visit the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum and learn how a small boy...

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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Adorable area to visit

Great job of bringing Mark Twain to life. The house and museum hold many interesting artifacts. If you are in the area worth a couple hrs.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
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Arbuckle, California
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Arbuckle, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great job of bringing Mark Twain to life. The house and museum hold many interesting artifacts. If you are in the area worth a couple hrs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

One ticket gets you access to Mark Twain's Boyhood Home, Huck Finn House, and the Museum Gallery (w/ Norman rockwell originals). Note: On 8/15/16 (also included in price but closed for renovation) - Becky Thatcher house, Justice of the Peace office were closed.

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Very informative and an awesome experience. I would do it again! It was awesome learning about the real people behind such beloved characters. Don't rush through the museum at the entrance.

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North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Helps you step into the formative world of Mark Twain. We started at the Museum & Gallery down the street from the boyhood home. The first floor is geared towards young families and the upstairs was more adult oriented with Rockwell paintings. We also stayed for the presentation given by a Mark Twain impersonator which was a real education on... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is one of the most impressive, small museums I have seen. The home has been painstakingly restored down including the furniture. Great quotes and videos throughout.

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Park at the museum and go there first... Great building then into the Mark Twain home and admission to other places.... well worth the time and money... A MUST

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Interesting. workers were very nice. Would have been more interesting if there was a brochure or audio giving more details

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Very nice tour. It is self guided which is nice. The same thoughts as in Abe Lincon's life how did they live is such small places.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I was here many years ago as a boy a little younger than Tom and Huck - probably. The fence was taller and longer..... I wanted some help and the lady at the desk was more than helpful. The ticket price was reasonable though Becky Thatcher's house was not open and I cut short my visit due to time constraints.... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We enjoyed the entire Boyhood Home and Museum area. The entry fee was nominal and we really enjoyed the whole area. The home and museum areas had lots of interesting facts and displays. It was a lot of fun connecting with this history.

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