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Mark Twain House & Museum

351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, Connecticut 06105 USA

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  • Independent
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  • Public
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  • No Wifi

“The Origins of Huck Finn!”

The mission of The Mark Twain House & Museum is to foster an appreciation of the legacy of Mark Twain as one of our nation’s defining cultural figures, and to demonstrate the continuing relevance of his work, life and times. The Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author’s Hartford, Connecticut, home, where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. In addition to providing tours of Twain’s restored home, a National Historic Landmark, the institution offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain’s literary legacy and provide information about his life and times. The Mark Twain House & Museum, a National Historic Landmark in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of America’s greatest author, Samuel Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. It is also where Twain lived when he wrote his most important works, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and The Pauper and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. A stunning example of Picturesque Gothic architecture, the 25-room home features a dramatic grand hall, a lush glass conservatory, a grand library and the handsome billiard room where Twain wrote his famous books.

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emduffer22

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August 06, 2017
Rated 5.0

Very interesting, glad I went!

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Angela Hollis

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July 26, 2017
Rated 5.0

The renovations to the house are beautiful. Admission includes a 1 hour tour. Our tour guide sounded very scripted, but she had a lot of cool info. Wish we would have had more time to watch the video.

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Mark Twain House & Museum

351 Farmington Ave
Hartford, Connecticut
06105 USA

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Open now until 5:30 pm
  • Mon - Sat: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
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