Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

120 North Main St.
Hannibal, Mo. 63401




The mission of the Mark Twain Home Foundation is to promote awareness and appreciation of the life and works of Mark Twain and to demonstrate the relevance of his stories and ideas to citizens of the world.

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum properties includes eight properties: six properties that are on the National Register of Historic Places, and two exciting, interactive museums whose collections include fifteen original Norman Rockwell paintings, Mark Twain's Oxford gown, and many priceless artifacts. A self-guided tour of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum properties gives you the chance to explore the Hannibal of Samuel Clemens' childhood and experience the beloved stories he created as Mark Twain through the power of his imagination. Come discover how a young boy growing up in the small village of Hannibal became one of the world's most beloved authors!