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Hannibal, Missouri Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Hannibal and the surrounding area.

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  • Hannibal: Twain Town

    Hannibal: Twain Town

    Hannibal, Missouri

    Samuel Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, grew up in Hannibal, and the town works hard to ensure that no visitor ever forgets it.

  • Giant Mark Twain

    Giant Mark Twain

    New London, Missouri

    A towering vision of America's favorite cigar-smoking author. Disproportionately tiny hands.

  • Tom and Huck Statue

    Tom and Huck Statue

    Hannibal, Missouri

    Bronze statue of Mark Twain's fictional heroes, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, sculpted in 1926 by Frederick Hibbard.

  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home

    Mark Twain Boyhood Home

    Hannibal, Missouri

    Opened as an attraction in 1912. Ghostlike statues of old man Mark Twain stand in the rooms of his boyhood home behind plexiglass walls. It's different.

  • Mark Twain Museum

    Mark Twain Museum

    Hannibal, Missouri

    See Mark Twain's favorite writing desk and chair, as well as the plaster death mask of his toddler son.

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