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June 2018
$10

Mark My Words: Simon Winchester

June 26 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Simon Winchester is a bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary, Krakatoa, and The Map that Changed the World. His new book is The Perfectionists, which traces technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age, which Kirkus Reviews described as “…an enthusiastic popular-science tour of technological marvels…” Winchester will be joined in conversation with James Golden, director of education at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Winchester will sign copies…

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The Trouble Begins @ 5:30 pm Lecture Series: Author John Pascal – “Artemus Ward: The Gentle Humorist”

June 27 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

During his lifetime, Mark Twain was considered the preeminent American master storyteller and lecturer of humor. However, Twain’s literary achievement can easily overshadow the influences that led to his success, particularly the impact of Artemus Ward. William Dean Howells regarded Ward as “the humorist who first gave the world a taste of the humor that characterizes the whole American people.” While today Ward’s literary reputation is largely forgotten, he was distinctive and influential in his time. This presentation will analyze…

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$300

Spring Session Writing Class with Hank Herman

June 27 • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Whether you’re working on a memoir, essay, kids' fiction, humor — or anything else — “Spring Session” is the perfect workshop for you. Hank Herman is the author of Accept My Kid, Please! A Dad’s Descent Into College Application Hell, an acclaimed memoir, and Super Hoops, a series of basketball novels for kids. His award-winning humor column “The Home Team” has been running for more than 20 years and is still going strong. Herman is also one of the Finalist Judges…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

June 29 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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July 2018
$75

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library – 2018

July 26 • 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this very special opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is NO WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as…

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$20

Mark My Words: Mike Reiss: His Life’s a Joke

July 26 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Mike Reiss, longtime writer and producer of The Simpsons, will participate in an on-stage conversation with arts journalist Frank Rizzo on Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Reiss is the author of the just-published Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets and Outright Lies from a Lifetime of Writing for The Simpsons, which chronicles his nearly three decades with The Simpsons along with his other comedy-writing work. Reiss’s career also includes creating the animated series Queer Duck, co-creating The…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

July 27 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

July 28 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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August 2018
$25

Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

August 10 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tours leave every 15 minutes from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours take participants through the various rooms (secret passageway, conservatory, billiards room, and more) of the Twain house — and some of the author’s favorite literary characters — as part of the game. Who killed that varmint Pap Finn? Was it Tom Sawyer in the Library with the Wrench? Merlin in the Billiard Room with the Knife? The Pauper in the Kitchen with the Rope? Play our…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

August 17 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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September 2018
$10

The Mouth-Off: “It Happened So Fast” with Chion Wolf

September 7 • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join host Chion Wolf as she leads a panel of storytellers sharing true tales around a common theme. Think you have a great story on the theme? Email mouthoffhartford@gmail.com with your name, and a short description of what your story is about. No need to write every detail, just a few sentences to get us curious. Submissions close a week and a day before the event, but the sooner you can email, the better!

Find out more »
$25

Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

September 14 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tours leave every 15 minutes from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours take participants through the various rooms (secret passageway, conservatory, billiards room, and more) of the Twain house — and some of the author’s favorite literary characters — as part of the game. Who killed that varmint Pap Finn? Was it Tom Sawyer in the Library with the Wrench? Merlin in the Billiard Room with the Knife? The Pauper in the Kitchen with the Rope? Play our…

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Free Admission Day for Hartford Residents!

September 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 12:00am

We're opening the doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the ticket office and we'll let you in free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Free Admission Days are sponsored by The Hartford.  

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$75

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library – 2018

September 27 • 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this very special opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is NO WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as…

Find out more »
October 2018
$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 5 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 12 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 13 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

Find out more »
$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 18 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 19 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

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$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 20 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

Find out more »
$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 25 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

Find out more »
$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 26 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

Find out more »
$25

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

October 27 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours are Back! Tours run at 6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM. 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. Tickets…

Find out more »
November 2018
$75

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library – 2018

November 1 • 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this very special opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is NO WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as…

Find out more »
$10

The Mouth-Off: “Love at First Bite” with Chion Wolf

November 9 • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join host Chion Wolf as she leads a panel of storytellers sharing true tales around a common theme. Think you have a great story on the theme? Email mouthoffhartford@gmail.com with your name, and a short description of what your story is about. No need to write every detail, just a few sentences to get us curious. Submissions close a week and a day before the event, but the sooner you can email, the better!

Find out more »

Free Admission Day for Hartford Residents!

November 17
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 12:00am

We're opening the doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the ticket office and we'll let you in free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Free Admission Days are sponsored by The Hartford.  

Find out more »
$75

Writing in Mark Twain’s Library – 2018

November 30 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Not a writing class, not a writing workshop, just three hours of uninterrupted writing time in Mark Twain’s own library. Join a select handful of fellow scribblers to write, reflect, and plot whatever piece of literature you’re working on. The space is quiet, except for the burbling fountain in the nearby conservatory, and infused with Mark Twain’s spirit. Don’t miss this very special opportunity. Laptops are welcome, but there is NO WI-FI; make sure you charge up before you come, as…

Find out more »
December 2018
$25

Get A Clue Murder Mystery House Tours

December 14 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tours leave every 15 minutes from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Get A Clue Murder Mystery Tours take participants through the various rooms (secret passageway, conservatory, billiards room, and more) of the Twain house — and some of the author’s favorite literary characters — as part of the game. Who killed that varmint Pap Finn? Was it Tom Sawyer in the Library with the Wrench? Merlin in the Billiard Room with the Knife? The Pauper in the Kitchen with the Rope? Play our…

Find out more »
January 2019

Free Admission Day for Hartford Residents!

January 21, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 14, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 12:00am

We're opening the doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the ticket office and we'll let you in free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Free Admission Days are sponsored by The Hartford.  

Find out more »
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