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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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Memories of childhood

Hannibal, MO is a real treat to visit, especially the historical town on the Mississippi River... read more

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Loved all the authentic period furniture which wasn't all owned by the Clemons family however. Our... read more

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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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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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120 N Main St, Hannibal, MO 63401-3537
+1 573-221-9010
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Reviewed yesterday

Hannibal, MO is a real treat to visit, especially the historical town on the Mississippi River. Visiting Mark Twain's boyhood home and museum was extremely interesting and I found myself on a childhood remembrance journey. Having read Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Fin books it was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved all the authentic period furniture which wasn't all owned by the Clemons family however. Our 16 year old grandson went through pretty fast! overall a good museum.

Thank Lona A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are multiple buildings to see including a museum and gift shop. There is a lengthy video in the museum. It was self-paced and leisurely, quaint and enjoyable

Thank newkirkg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go back in time...excellent museum with hands on activities and good movie about Mark Twain Aka Samuel Clemens. Brought a groupon and only paid half price admission.

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited with our 14-year-old grandson who loves to read and learn. We spent 4 hours touring all the buildings and the museum down the street. There is a great deal of information to read about Mark Twain and his family and life. We took...More

Thank IA-bolledudes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured all the exhibits that are part of the museum. Learned lots of things about Mark Twain and the area in general that we didn't know.

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 1 week ago

we go hear every year me and my family love the mark twain home its a great history lesson we really in it is a must see so much fun

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling home to Iowa from Tennessee we made a quick detour here. It's just a few minutes from the highway and has quaint, nicely kept museum grounds. Getting to know the "father of American literature" was a treat! My 15-year-old wasn't thrilled at first but...More

1  Thank asilemeter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teen boys enjoyed this saying it was "fun and interesting." Disappointed that the drug store was under construction but everything else was really cool to see. Highly recommended!

Thank holjes262
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a long time we had planned visiting the museum of Mark Twain in Hannibal. Not having grown up with the stories of Tom Sawyer and Huck we decided to read the story of Tom as part of our vacation in the area (parents as...More

1  Thank Bjarne H
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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
Mary Beth F
22 July 2017|
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.
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.