The Mark Twain House

351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-4198 Tel: (860) 247-0998

Admission: fee: adult-$9.00, child-$5.00, Youth-S7.00, senior-8.00.

Attendance: 55,(Him Established: 1929 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Partial (1st floor only) Parking: free on site.

Closed: New Year’s Day, Plaster, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve to Christmas Day.

Facilities: Architecture (High Victorian building); Shop.

Activities: Concerts: Guided Tours; Lectures.

Publications: newsletter. “Mark Twain News” (quarterly).

The Mark Twain House was designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter and built in 1874 in the High Victorian style. It served as the Twain family home until 1891, and it is now a National Historic Landmark. It contains an important collection of fine and decorative arts, including the only remaining domestic interiors by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

The Mark Twain House Photo Gallery

Trinity College – Widener Gallery

Austin Arts Center, 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106 Tel: (860) 297-2133 Fax: (860) 297-5349

Internet Address: Curator: Felice Caivano

Exterior view of Mark Twain House (1874), designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter. Photograph courtesy of Mark Twain House, Hartford, Connecticut.

Trinity College – Widener Gallery, cont.

Admission: free.

Established: 1964 Membership: N ADA Compliant: N Open: Weekdays, lpm-5pm.

Closed: Academic Holidays.

Facilities: Galleries: Theatre.

Activities: Education Programs.

The Gallery sponsors three exhibitions per year of the work of professional artists from outside the Trinity community. In addition, there are two student shows and one faculty show each year. The permanent collection is spread around the campus.

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