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Part of the mark Twain museum complex in Hannibal

This museum is located across the street from the Clemens house, where Twain spent his growing up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas
Great history lesson

This was a nice stop. We walked in to the house and were greeted at the front desk. Proceed to the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
juliebY4632SQ
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Mentor, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located across the street from the Clemens house, where Twain spent his growing up years. Becky Thatcher, Tom Sawyer's friend, was modeled by Twain on Laura Hawkins, who lived across the street from the Clemens. A couple of years ago, the house...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2018

A great attraction, a ton of info and memorabilia that was very interesting. One of the highlights of the tour

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice stop. We walked in to the house and were greeted at the front desk. Proceed to the movie and history lessons to read on the walls. Very nice. As you exit you see the gift shop. A great selection of toys...More

Thank juliebY4632SQ
Reviewed September 25, 2018

House was open when you purchased a combination ticket to Mark Twain museum and Thatcher's house. Interesting presentation of historical facts.

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

It was really neat to see how the 'wealthy' of Hannibal lived during "Mark Twain's" time. The Thatcher home was quite grand It is part of the Mark Twain museum and is right across the street from Tom Sawyer's home. The museum is nicely set...More

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This home is part of the package Mark Twain tour. Lots of display reading. Would have enjoyed it to be set up as a period home.

Thank donnahulett
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Well restored house and informative. I didn't know "Becky Thatcher" was a real person. For me personally, this was my least favorite of the homes, I guess because I'm a guy and this home seemed to be more directed to ladies - what they wore,...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Becky Thatcher's House is one of the half-dozen places on the single-priced historical tour. One gets a sense of life in a Mississippi River town in a slave-holding state. The exhibits are informative and well prepared.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Ok so we thought we would just pop in and look around to see what was new. The lady at the front desk snapped at us asking if we had tickets. We said no as we did not even know we needed them to enter...More

Thank jessann472
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Toured in July, package deal along with Mark Twain home and few others. Nice to pick a character see how each one spent their days and nights.

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