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Mark Twain Museum of Memories

Virginia City, NV
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MARK TWAIN HISTORY

We stopped by here during our visit to Virginia City. To access the museum you enter a gift shop... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
SoCalOregonian
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Murrieta, California
Don't Chase Off Your Customers If You Plan To Stay In Business

We really wanted to go here. It just so happened that we arrived on a Friday and I downloaded some... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Actual_User
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Calabasas, California
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“steep stairs” (3 reviews)
“room museum” (2 reviews)
“entire area” (2 reviews)
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Virginia City, NV
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped by here during our visit to Virginia City. To access the museum you enter a gift shop, fork over your ducats, (believe it was $6) and are let past a chain to go downstairs in the large one room museum. This room was...More

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We really wanted to go here. It just so happened that we arrived on a Friday and I downloaded some Virginia City app on my phone which offered FREE access to museums on the first Friday of each month. We got a pass at the...More

2  Thank Actual_User
Reviewed 18 August 2016

As you will see, if my photos are published, the Mark Twain Museum has one big issue. Very narrow and very steep stairs leading down to the museum proper. So it is not for everyone in my humble opinion. That being said I enjoyed looking...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Hidden inside a gift shop, it's a very nice comprehensive museum for Mark Twain and his association with the city and things he's written and said. Lots of good history on his life and works.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Although a small museum, the information you receive is well worth the couple bucks getting in. We especially enjoyed seeing the old pictures of miners and the equipment they used.

Thank freejacque
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Any Mark Twain fan should make an effort to get here. There are many equipment exhibits and interesting memorabilia. His big desk is the next restoration project, supposedly. The old newspapers have many stories to tell, if only we could read more than just a...More

Thank orcasgal
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Not only was the employee behind the counter rude, slow, and obnoxious, the attraction itself was not worth the time or money I paid for it. Worst part of my trip.

Thank Missy M
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Wonderful old printing presses in the basement. The entire area has wonderful old antiques am pretty sure not much has changed since Mr Clemons worked there.

Thank PGT4UPGT4U
Reviewed 11 January 2016

If you are a fan of Mark Twain, then this place is a must see. Lots of history here. Have visited this place several times and have always enjoyed it.

Thank MarceeBright
Reviewed 13 November 2015

My husband writes for a newspaper so we were interested in checking out the museum. It was interesting seeing Mark Twain's desk, the toilet he used, and old newspapers from years ago.

Thank Shelly A
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