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The Mark Twain House and Museum

Hours Open:
Monday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Tuesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Wednesday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Thursday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Friday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Saturday:
9:30am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)
Sunday:
11:00am to 5:30pm (last tour leaves at 4:30pm)

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.

Start your visit at our Museum Center, featuring a permanent exhibition on the life of Mark Twain, a video introduction on Twain produced by acclaimed director Ken Burns, and a rotating exhibit on Twain’s work and influence.  Also stop by our Museum Store and the Nook Farm Nook Cafe.

Please present your membership card with a current NARM sticker at the ticket desk. Valid for complimentary admission to a standard house tour for a member couple.  Not valid on specialty or combination tours.