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Welcome to Mark Twain House and Museum

Mark Twain House and Museum

Mark Twain, one of America's most celebrated writers, lived in this stately house on Farmington Avenue between 1874 and 1891. The elegant, 19-room mansion - built in a Victorian Gothic style - was where Twain wrote many of his most famous and successful works (including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), and has since been declared a National Historic Landmark. Visitors to the Mark Twain Museum Centre can anticipate a fascinating Ken Burns documentary detailing Twain's life and work, and state-of-the-art exhibition facilities. William Faulkner once called Mark Twain "the father of American literature" - and anyone with even a passing interest in American culture, would be ill-advised to pass up a visit to this significant, and memorable museum.

Information & Facts

351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
$16 (adults); $14 (seniors 65+); $10 (children 6-16); free admission for children under six years of age
English is the most common language but Spanish is often spoken in south-western states.

The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into 100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

Opening Times
Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 5.30pm (last tour leaves at 4.30pm); Sundays 12pm to 5.30pm (last tour leaves at 4.30pm); Closed on Tuesdays from January to March, and on major holidays

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