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Becky Thatcher's House

Hannibal, MO
+1 573-221-9010
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Took the Kids

This is a great place to go with your family when you're passing through. Lots of charm and lost... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anonymouse M
Fun to see

The tour of the boyhood home and museum was good. It was fun to see the history of Mark Twain and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sunflowercari
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Archie, Missouri
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  • Average36%
  • Poor10%
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Hannibal, MO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go with your family when you're passing through. Lots of charm and lost of history here.

Thank Anonymouse M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour of the boyhood home and museum was good. It was fun to see the history of Mark Twain and to see what inspired some of his classics.

Thank sunflowercari
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We came late on a weekday, so it wasn't crowded. There is an $11.00 admission fee per adult, allows entry into the Mark Twain Interpretive Center, Museum Gallery, Huck Finn House, Becky Thatcher House,Twain's Boyhood Home and Shop, J.M. Clemens Office, and Grant's Drug Store....More

Thank Begonia3
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Becky Thatcher's House is full of beautiful, informative pictures about Tom Sawyer and is sweetheart. It's fun to learn the origin of this young lady and become even more acquainted with Mark Twain's life in Hannibal. A must see for those interested in Tom Sawyer...More

Thank camellad2017
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This building is two parts. There's the museum and a store. We went right by the store. The museum was not large, but it was interesting and nicely done. While at the main site, do go into Becky's house. It will take you back to...More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 9 October 2017

There are two aspects to this building, a store and the museum. It is not large, but part of the larger complex of Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum. The shop is free, the museum has a fee. It was once home to Laura Hawkins,...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

An interesting place to find out about who Becky was, well... who Laura was, the girl that Mark Twain used as the model for Becky in his famous Tom Sawyer's book. A place to learn about history of Hannibal on that era as well.

Thank twoworldstreasures
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Right across the plaza from the Mark Twain House, this traces the story of Becky Thatcher and the person who Twain used as the model for his heroine.

Thank jwyblf
Reviewed 8 August 2017

its a good little museum but I miss being able to go up stairs that was my favorite part going there as a kid ever sense the construction they took that away I can tell you that really upset me and my family what shame...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

"Becky Thatcher's" House is one of five structures in the Mark Twain Museum complex that share the background and lives of dozens of the characters (and the lives of their real-life counterparts) in his books. "Becky Thatcher" was based on young Laura Hawkins. Museum exhibits...More

Thank BethanyLeah
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