351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT, 06105
Come see the 19th-century home where Mark Twain created Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer
Explore the Mark Twain House & Museum and reconnect with one of the nation’s most beloved authors, who wrote about Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer in this very house. Daily tours take visitors through the richly decorated rooms in the Victorian home, many featuring the exotic interiors of Louis C. Tiffany & Co. Museum artifacts include period furniture, photos, paintings and books by Darwin, Hawthorne and others with margin notes written by Samuel Clemens. Visitors can see a film by Ken Burns, check out rotating exhibits, shop in the well-stocked museum store and sample local food in The Nook Farm Cafe. Go to the website for children’s activities including coloring pages that correspond to the home’s rooms, mad libs, word searches and other games.