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The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum welcomes visitors from across the world to Twain’s hometown of Hannibal, Missouri to see the places that inspired Twain’s famous novels. Come see where the stories started as you tour our two museums and five historic homes, including the Boyhood Home, a National Historic Landmark. A visit to the Mark Twain Museum includes the Boyhood Home, the Huckleberry Finn House, Becky Thatcher House, J.M. Clemens Justice of the Peace Office and a WPA (Works Project Administration) stone cottage and two interactive museums. The Interpretive Center which houses a timeline of Mark Twain’s life and the Museum Gallery full of hands-on exhibits and Twain artifacts, including his famous white suit coat and a death mask of his son Langdon. Fourteen original Norman Rockwell paintings used as illustrations for special editions of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are also on display. Group rates available for parties of fifteen or more are available and the museum offers free admission to all active duty military and their immediate families.