Ranked by National Geographic as, "one of the ten best historic homes in the world," you won't want to miss the Mark Twain House and Museum. It's just a short drive from Montage | Rocky Hill apartments to this National Historic Landmark. Tour the home where Mark Twain wrote some of his greatest works, and where he lived from 1874 - 1891.
Tickets are $19 for adults, $11 for children ages 6 - 16, and free for children under 6. The price includes a guided tour of the museum. The museum is open daily from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., but the last tour leaves at 4:30. Walk through the 25-room house and see the grand library, glass conservatory, and billiard room where this famous author wrote so many of his works. It's a great experience for a chilly November day!
There are special events happening all the time, so check before you go to see if any are happening while you're at the museum. If not, you'll still get to see a fascinating exhibit on the author's children and a great film on his life. When you get hungry, stop for a snack at the Nook Farm Nook. It's a wonderful place to eat lunch. If you've ever wondered about the history of Rocky Hill, this is a fantastic place to start.
With great special events and expert tour guides, the Mark Twain House and Museum is a real local treasure. Take a break from all the exciting festivals and excellent shopping in Rocky Hill to explore this beautiful historic home. To learn more about living in this culturally rich area, please contact us today!