Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Hannibal

4.3
Step into the world of one of America's most beloved writers at Mark Twain Boyhood Home. The museum complex consists of several preserved historical buildings that transport you into the surroundings from which Mark Twain drew inspiration for his works. See the legendary whitewashed fence, the Becky Thatcher house, and a great collection of Twain's personal items, plus rare and early editions of his works. The museum also regularly stages various live events and displays a selection of interactive exhibits. A single admission fee gives you access to all the buildings of the complex, but bear in mind that some of them might not be accessible based on the season. Add Mark Twain Boyhood Home to your Hannibal travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hannibal day trip tool .
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  • What a good place to go and visit. It's a self tour so you can take your time and read the description of each thing and look at the picture. Get to see different buildings and Mark Twain's boy hood h...  more »
  • This place was informative and you could tour various locations within blocks of each other for one low price. We visited Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Becky Thatcher's home, the Lighthouse, Huck Finn's ho...  more »
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  • Haven't been inside the boyhood home but have been to the museum twice. It is okay, not as good as others. I liked seeing and learning about Mark Twain and his work but the museum felt a bit bare. The 1st edition books are cool and the gift shop is fun. Staff is delightful and helpful.
  • This museum tour covers several prominent historical landmarks from Mark Twain's childhood and characters from his books, featuring a second story gallery of Norman Rockwell works based on Tom Sawyer and others. There is a fee involved. Veterans and service people may tour free. The exhibits are family friendly with many interactive features for young children. This is a great family outing!

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