2090 N. Broad Street, Meriden, CT, US, 06450
- Phone: (203) 440-9770
- Fax: (203) 440-9776
Mark Twain House & Museum
Mo to Sa from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM,Tu from 12:00 PM to 05:30 PMThe home of Farmington Avenue in Hartford is where Mark Twain lived from 1874 until he moved to Europe (due to bankruptcy) in 1891. This is where Twain wrote some of his most famous works, such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. There have been numerous recent efforts to completely renovate the estate along with the construction of the adjacent Museum which opened in 2003 that offers an exclusive documentary on the writer by director Ken Burns. Please note that only guided tours of the home are offered.