Learn more about Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famously known as the American writer Mark Twain.
Mark Twain's boyhood home is a national historical landmark located in Missouri. This is the place that gave inspiration to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." There are seven different buildings you can explore, so expect to stay here for about 2 hours to soak in all the sights during your visit. The museum features several personal artifacts from Mark Twain including his white jacket, a pipe, writing desk, typewriter, and watches that he owned. You can also see first edition copies of his books, photos of him and his family members, period furnishings, plus original letters that he wrote.
This site is open daily year-round except major federal holidays. If you enjoy history and have read some of Mark Twain's books, this is a great place to visit to gain deeper insight into the life of this 19th and early 20th century American author. Admission prices are $12 for people 18 and older and children 5 and under are free to enter. Take a look at Mark Twain's Boyhood Home and explore the museum the next time you're near northeastern Missouri.