Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

Explore the roots of Twain’s genius as you discover how a young boy from a small river town became America’s most beloved author and humorist. Tour eight historic properties and museums – See the Mark Twain Boyhood Home, a National Historic Landmark, the newly reopened Becky Thatcher House, Huckleberry Finn House, J.M. Clemens Justice of the Peace Office, Museum Gallery and Interpretive Center for one ticket price. The Mark Twain Museum offers something for everyone in the family.

Start your journey in the Interpretive Center and see how Twain turned his childhood friends into characters in his most beloved novels. Wander through some of Mark Twain’s most famous novels – ride a raft with Huck and Jim, explore a cave with Tom & Becky, and paint the famous whitewashed fence.

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Latitude: 39.711845 Longitude: -91.35801 Elevation: 484 ft
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Megan Rapp

Hours Open

9 AM - 5 PM

Seasons Open

All Year

Visitor Fees

Adults - $11; Seniors - $9; Children 6-17 - $6

Accessibility Notes

Museum buildings are ADA accessible.  Some of the historic buildings are partially accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals are welcome.

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