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Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum
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120 N Main St Hannibal, MO 63401
120 N Main StUSMOHannibal63401
(573) 221-9010marktwainmuseum.org
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People talk about samuel clemens, huckleberry finn, mississippi river, norman rockwell paintings and adventures of tom sawyer
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Mariusz Zielezny
reviewed 3 weeks ago
I visited this place on the way from Chicago to Kansas City. I like the historical places and it did not disappoint me, of course. The old town had very interesting architecture. And the writer's house. Whenever it comes after Aug. places it feels stories. Part of the house as Mark Twain must have purchased a ticket but no problem you can all visit the on the outside. As for the old place is in quite good condition preserved. You can see that he is well cared for. Before every historic building is located array of diligent description. Near the house right next to the parking lot are located stairs after which you can get out of the old bridge which was located here. Of course it is called the Mark Twain Bridge. From this place it is a great view of the whole area.
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Michelle Webster
reviewed a year ago
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn fans, you will love this! History of Samuel Clemens and how he developed his characters and plots are revealed here as well as much American history. Stroll "downtown" and visit the Indian Trading Post too - an interesting store with unique gifts. Sad to say that the museum is in some need of funding. Becky Thatcher's home and the Grant Drugstore were both closed, but information was provided outside about their significance.
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
Perfect for families! Interactive exhibits had our small children excited to keep exploring. The museum was our favorite spot in Hannibal. The raft and steam whistle had us there almost everyday!
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Angela Lovell
reviewed 2 years ago
One of the most adorable, old-timey tourist spots left! The people are incredible - I keep saying someone should make a documentary about this place because there's a serious zaniness. The cave, boyhood home, museum, riverboat, lighthouse, cemetery, and Lulabelle's (fantastic ex-brothel turned restaurant) all make it worth the trek. I seriously think I could LIVE here (and that's saying a lot coming from a New Yorker.) Music Under the Stars features some incredible talents too. Try to visit around the 4th of July for mud volleyball, parades, Tom and Becky contest, whitewashing contests, and carnival rides - all were fantastic!
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
The properties of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum are what DEFINE Hannibal as America's home town. Every time I return to the "white town drowsing," I am reminded of the power of the place and the river to evoke an emotional response in visitors. The Museum not only preserves the life and works of our country's greatest author, but also offers guests an authentically small town, welcoming experience. Folks leave the Museum informed, happy, and planning a return visit.
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
Best museum and town I've been to in years! This place is definitely worth the trip.