Visitor Information

 Visitor Information

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Properties

To take a virtual tour of our properties, click here.  

To request a brochure be emailed to you, please click here

To phone us 573-221-9010.

To download a FREE copy of the Mark Twain Museum brochure, please click here.

Your ticket gives you the following access to these Museum Properties:

  1. Interpretive Center - includes interactive exhibits
  2. Mark Twain's Boyhood Home & Garden - see where Sam Clemens grew up (and where the REAL adventures of         "Tom Sawyer" took place) in a lovely garden flanked by a stone wall built by the WPA
  3. Boyhood Home Gift Shop - the original museum, the 1937 stone building built by the WPA
  4. Huckleberry Finn House - where the REAL Huck Finn (Tom Blankenship) grew up
  5. Becky Thatcher House - home of Laura Hawkins, the inspiration for Becky 
  6. J.M. Clemens Justice of the Peace Office - where Sam's father held court (currently under restoration)
  7. Grant's Drug Store - where the family lived briefly and where John Clemens died (display viewed through window)
  8. Museum Gallery - lovely 2-story building featuring interactive exhibits, the Norman Rockwell Gallery, and treasured         Clemens family artifacts. Time your visit to see a live performance!
  9. Tom & Huck Statue - at the foot of Cardiff Hill, available to the public for a great family photo
PLUS, your ticket gets you admission to free seasonal performances of Mark Twain.

And don't forget to plan your visit around our free summer concert series, Music Under the Stars, every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day!

We suggest at least 1 to 1 1/2 hours to view all of the buildings.

Adults (18+): $11.00
Seniors (60+): $9.00  
Children (6-17): $6.00 
5 and under: Free

Visa, Mastercard & Discover gladly accepted.

Special discounts apply for groups of 20 or more. Please click on Group Tour Information to learn more. 

Winter Hours beginning January 5th through March 31 are 10 - 4, 7 days a week

Regular Hours are 9 to 5 daily, 7 days a week

 - closed Christmas Day, December 25 and New Year's Day, January 1

For further information to enhance your experience in Hannibal, please visit the following links:

See the story featured on

Live Webcam Showing Boyhood Home

Visit Hannibal

Read Hannibal Magazine Online

Read the Hannibal Courier-Post Online

KHMO Radio

Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce

Hannibal Public Library

The Tom and Becky Program

Experience Mississippi River

Visit Missouri

Mark Twain Himself Performance

Map & Driving Directions

Click here for a map to the museum.  For driving directions, click here.  


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