Mark Twain House from the carriage house at the rear of the building

Mark Twain and his family lived in this 19-room mansion on Farmington Avenue from 1874-1891.  Many rooms are lavishly decorated by Associated Artists, the interior design firm owned by Louis Comfort Tiffany.  Mark Twain remains one of the most widely read authors in American history.  Visitors learn about his role as humorist, author, lecturer, social critic, and entrepreneur.  Visitor Center, Gift Shop, Theater. Closed Tuesdays in January-March.

The gift shop in the visitor center