I took my children to this museum while we were staying near Hartford. We were pressed for time and did not get to go to the museum, so this review is only for the house. Al was our tour guide and he was terrific. He was very knowledgeable about the life of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family. The house is full of history and my oldest enjoyed hearing the stories about the family and what games the children played, what stories were told to them, etc. The tour goes through three stories and there are stairs to climb to get to each story. If you have mobility problems, they do offer folding chairs in each room so that you can stay with the tour and sit down. If you have a problem with stairs, you will not be able to see the additional two stories. The home is gorgeous and full of history. We all enjoyed the tour very much. If you have time, do the combo tour with the Harriet Beecher Stowe home - she and Samuel Clemens were neighbors. If we had had more time, I would have loved to do both tours and visit the museum. The tour lasts about an hour and I would allow at least two hours, maybe more, for the house and museum.
The museum offers wheelchair access and elevators. There is a large parking area.
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