Explore Twain's interest in the supernatural!

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours - August 17!

Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales — and learn about Mark Twain’s interest in the supernatural.

The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel’s Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel’s My Ghost Story.

The tours are sponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions.

More Info

A discussion on Gun Violence in the US.

Book/Mark: Louis Klaveras - Rampage Nation - September 19

More Info

The 11th annual Brew Fest fundraiser! Local beers, food, and live music!

Tapping Into Twain - Friday Sept 28!

More Info

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.

Visit The Mark Twain House

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

About The House

The Museum

Learn More About Twain's Life

About the Museum

Mark Twain

A Life Lived in a Changing World

About Mark Twain

Support

You Can Help

Preserve the Legacy

Shop

Bring Twain Home

The Best Gift Shop in Town