Nov 4 | 7pm EDT

2021 Virtual Gala - MARK TWAIN AROUND THE WORLD

Our star-studded virtual gala will whisk you from your home to Mark Twain’s home, and beyond. Book your FREE passage today!

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Oct 19 | 7:00pm EDT

THE MAN WHO MADE MARK TWAIN FAMOUS: Cappy McGarr with Colin McEnroe

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Oct 20 | 6:00pm EDT

Walter Mosley, Nick Cornwell and Scott Detrow on John le Carré’s final novel SILVERVIEW

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Mark Twain is one of our nation's defining cultural figures.

The Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author’s Hartford, Connecticut, home, where the author and his family lived from 1874 to 1891. Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. In addition to providing tours of Twain’s restored home, a National Historic Landmark, the institution offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain’s literary legacy and provide information about his life and times.

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Twain Quotes

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."

  • "Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits."

  • "The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds."

The House

The Word Never Had So Much Meaning Before

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Mark Twain

A Life Lived in a Changing World

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Our Mission

From this house, Mark Twain changed the way the world sees America and the way Americans see themselves. We continue the conversation he began.