Jim’s Journey Freedom CenterJim's Journey explores the real person behind Mark Twain's beloved character.

509 N. 3rd St.
(217) 617-1507 • Free Admission
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Meet the Man Behind the Character

Visit Hannibal’s only museum dedicated to the African American who inspired the character of Jim in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  In Hannibal’s first memorial to “Jim”, aka Daniel Quarles, view Samuel Clemens, the humanitarian, and explore the lives of African Americans who influenced his life and works.

You will also have the opportunity to explore the proud history of many African American Hannibal residents who through the generations have called Hannibal, Missouri home. JimsJourney.org

Partially Wheelchair Accessible handicap