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Part of the mark Twain museum complex in Hannibal

This museum is located across the street from the Clemens house, where Twain spent his growing up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gabriel H
Bellaire, Texas
Great history lesson

This was a nice stop. We walked in to the house and were greeted at the front desk. Proceed to the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Julie B
Mentor, Ohio
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Then you have to visit this place, too. A ticket to the Mark Twain boyhood home gets you into this house as well, and there is a lot of information on the background and people inhabiting Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer world. It doesn't take long...More

3  Thank LeadFoot2014
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 May 2008

Seeing any part of Hannibal is 100 x's better if you've actually read Mark Twain's works. The Becky Thatcher House is no exception. The downstairs lobby was set up as a gift shop where you can buy books. I bought a compilation of Twain's works...More

3  Thank Army_Dude
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located across the street from the Clemens house, where Twain spent his growing up years. Becky Thatcher, Tom Sawyer's friend, was modeled by Twain on Laura Hawkins, who lived across the street from the Clemens. A couple of years ago, the house...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great attraction, a ton of info and memorabilia that was very interesting. One of the highlights of the tour

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This was a nice stop. We walked in to the house and were greeted at the front desk. Proceed to the movie and history lessons to read on the walls. Very nice. As you exit you see the gift shop. A great selection of toys...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 25 September 2018

House was open when you purchased a combination ticket to Mark Twain museum and Thatcher's house. Interesting presentation of historical facts.

Thank dixiedog2015
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It was really neat to see how the 'wealthy' of Hannibal lived during "Mark Twain's" time. The Thatcher home was quite grand It is part of the Mark Twain museum and is right across the street from Tom Sawyer's home. The museum is nicely set...More

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This home is part of the package Mark Twain tour. Lots of display reading. Would have enjoyed it to be set up as a period home.

Thank donnahulett
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Well restored house and informative. I didn't know "Becky Thatcher" was a real person. For me personally, this was my least favorite of the homes, I guess because I'm a guy and this home seemed to be more directed to ladies - what they wore,...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Becky Thatcher's House is one of the half-dozen places on the single-priced historical tour. One gets a sense of life in a Mississippi River town in a slave-holding state. The exhibits are informative and well prepared.

Thank John T F
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Ok so we thought we would just pop in and look around to see what was new. The lady at the front desk snapped at us asking if we had tickets. We said no as we did not even know we needed them to enter...More

Thank jessann472
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Toured in July, package deal along with Mark Twain home and few others. Nice to pick a character see how each one spent their days and nights.

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