Mark Twain Birthplace Historical Site

37352 Shrine Rd • Florida, MO 65283 • (573) 565-3449

Mark Twain Birthplace website

Nothing says “Missouri literature” like Mark Twain. And nothing says “Mark Twain was here” like the state historic site that bears his name. Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site has the two-room rented cabin Samuel Clemens – Twain’s real name – was born in, first editions of many of the author’s works, a handwritten manuscript of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and many of the furnishings from Twain’s Connecticut home.

The site also has a public reading room for personal study and research.