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Address: Hannibal, MO

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It's a House and Gift shop

If you are a fan of Mark Twain, it is a bit interesting. There isn't a whole lot in here except some pictures on the wall, a couple of kid's areas and gift shop. It is included... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Shelleystarr2753
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Davenport, Iowa
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Cairo, Missouri
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The photos are amazing. It really shows the relationship between Mark Twain's muse for Becky. My kids loved the little school house portion. They couldn't believe the kids just sat on benches & listened. No electronic boards or ipads/chromebooks.

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Thank mjacobs0602
Gibbon, Nebraska
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This home was informative and had many nice displays Laura the girl whom Mark Twain based Becky Thatcher's character on .

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Thank susdweb
Davenport, Iowa
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a fan of Mark Twain, it is a bit interesting. There isn't a whole lot in here except some pictures on the wall, a couple of kid's areas and gift shop. It is included with the Mark Twain Musuem, so if you pay, you may as well check it out.

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Thank Shelleystarr2753
BARROW
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64 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Not much to see as far as exhibits go. You can see a photo of the real Beck Thatcher. A small gift shop as you exit.

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Thank David A
Schaumburg, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is part of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home complex, it is not a separate attraction. One admission price gets you access to everything in the complex.

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Thank peterglassman
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222 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It's OK. The best part was seeing the proximity to Mark Twain's home and recognizing how they all became such good friends. It's right across the street from the boyhood home. It this is helpful let me know. Thanks.

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Thank Mark K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Part of the Mark Twain tour but also could be skipped. Not much to see here unfortunately. Much potential could be had here but is vastly under utilized.

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Thank arznasun1
Plano, Texas
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We were disappointed in the house because it did not tell us much about the way Becky lived on how her house might have looked when she lived there. It was more exhibits rather than a connected story. Didn't get much sense of who she was.

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Thank DHMPlano_Texas_Usa
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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149 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Your ticket for the Mark Twain Museum includes this house. But it has nothing really to show except for a few notes on the wall of 2 rooms, it's basically a gift shop. It was a duplex rental house and they don't even know which side Becky Thatcher lived.

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Thank Tman312
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

There is not much to this place. a single room walk through. AS couple of things to look at but mainly a small shop and another place on the multi tour ticket

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Thank Brittany W

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