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“Self-guided walking tour.”

Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum
Ranked #2 of 29 things to do in Hannibal
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Had very interesting items and facts about Mark Twain and Hannibal. It had different areas, building and rooms to walk through. A new part was under construction when we were there. I would recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is a place we found interesting but recommend that you don't make a special trip to see it but might be worth your while to stop if you are driving through town. A lot of info about Mark Twain but much of it was printed on the walls and you had to spend a good deal of time reading. Glad we stopped because I can say I've been there, but we definitely won't be going back.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a relatively inexpensive site to visit. In order to see the insides of a number of buildings related to the boyhood home of Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain and his books and writings, you pay for a tour. The tour is self-guided so you do not get any insights a tour guide might offer.

Thank Dick T
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Nice tour. Old houses and furnishings. If you're interested in Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) it provides a good insight into how he came to write Tom Sawyer.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is about as good a way to spend $11, or in our case $9, as you can get a on trip. A genuine travel bargain. We are traveling the length of Mississippi river and Hannibal Missouri is about as close to a must see as you can get on any trip down the Mississippi. Mark Twain and his hometown are the very embodiment of what it means to travel the length of the Mississippi. The museum and boyhood home of Samuel Clemens AKA Mark Twain is thoughtfully laid out. The displays are attractive and informative without being overly glitzy. The price of admission includes access to five sites that are more or less connected. Take your time and allow at least a couple of hours to take it all in. This place will work for folks in any age group. Every effort is made to accommodate people who have limited mobility such as my wife. The cost is $11 for adults and $9 for those over 60. You can get a coupon for 1 half price admission with the purchase of a full price admission. So for my wife and I it costs $13.50. There are not many places were two of you can enjoy yourself so much for so little money.

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