Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

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Guests explore Mark Twain's childhood home and the surrounding properties that inspired his stories

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Promotional value expires Jan 30, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A house says a lot about its owner, as evidenced by Galileo's collection of telescopes and Lincoln's drawer full of T-shirts that say "I hope I don't get assassinated one day." Take a peek inside the mind of a historic figure with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $10 for day passes for two adults (a $20 value)
  • $15 for day passes for two adults and two children (a $32 value)
  • $25 for a one-year Associate family membership for two adults and all children living in the home (a $50 value)

Visitors to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum can explore eight historical properties, including the main house, the museum art gallery, the Huckleberry Finn house, and Grant's Drug Store. Those who opt for the family membership also get a 10% discount at the museum's gift shops, a subscription to the bimonthly Fence Painter newsletter, members-only previews, and free or reduced fees into special exhibits and events throughout the year.

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

Countless readers remember the white fences and riverside scenery described in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. But fewer have visited the quaint two-story house where author Mark Twain spent his childhood, gathering inspiration for his famous stories. The spot, first converted into a museum in 1912, was named one of the Top 100 Places to Take Your Kids by Frommer's. Visitors today continue to peruse one-of-a-kind relics from Twain’s life, such as his tobacco pipe, his pocket watch, and his collection of fake white mustaches. Seven other historic sites surround Twain's boyhood home, among them a museum gallery with 15 Norman Rockwell paintings that depict imagery from Twain's works and the Huckleberry Finn house, the former home of the character’s real-life inspiration, Tom Blankenship.

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

Countless readers remember the white fences and riverside scenery described in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. But fewer have visited the quaint two-story house where author Mark Twain spent his childhood, gathering inspiration for his famous stories. The spot, first converted into a museum in 1912, was named one of the Top 100 Places to Take Your Kids by Frommer's. Visitors today continue to peruse one-of-a-kind relics from Twain's life, such as his tobacco pipe, his pocket watch, and his Oxford gown. Seven other historic sites surround Twain's boyhood home, among them a museum gallery with 15 Norman Rockwell paintings that depict imagery from Twain's works and the Huckleberry Finn house, the former home of the character's real-life inspiration, Tom Blankenship.

Customer Reviews

staff were wonderful. All very friendly.
TERRI R. · January 18, 2014
They had a remarkable Mark Twain Live performed by Jim Waddell. I would go back yearly just to hear him.
Catherine D. · September 25, 2013
It was a great experience. We had a great time learning more about Mark Twain.
Natalie M. · July 13, 2013

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