The Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Langhorne Clemens) from 1874 to 1891 in Hartford, ConnecticutUSA. Before 1874, Twain had lived in Hannibal, Missouri. The architectural style of the 19-room house is Victorian Gothic. The house is also notable for the major works written during his residency, includingThe Gilded AgeThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Prince and the PauperLife on the MississippiHuckleberry FinnA Tramp Abroad, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
Poor financial investments caused the Twain family to move to Europe in 1891.When they returned to Connecticut in 1900 he lived in a house built for him in Redding, Connecticut, named Stormfield, where he died on April 21, 1910. His home in Hartford functioned as a school, an apartment building, and a library. In 1962 the building was declared a National Historic Landmark. Since 1974 it has had a multi-million dollar renovation and an expansion dedicated to showcasing his life and work. The house is facing financial troubles stemming in part from an overestimation of the number of visitors it would receive yearly.
Mark Twain House Location(Map,Usa)
Location:Hartford, Connecticut

Architect:Edward Tuckerman Potter
Architectural style:Victorian Gothic
Governing body:Private
NRHP Reference#:66000884
Significant dates
Added to NRHP:October 15, 1966
Designated NHL:December 29, 1962

Mark Twain House Interior
Mark Twain House Interior
 Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Hartford County, CT - Interior, first floor, library, east wall with fireplace and mantle, without scale.
 Mark Twain House --Billiard Room
The Billiards Room where Twain wrote his books.
Entrance hall and main staircase .


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