Directions

The Mark Twain House and Museum is easily accessible and there is ample free parking in the Farmington Avenue lot and an additional smaller lot off Forest Street.  To arrive at the driveway entrance to the parking lot, set your GPS for 385 Farmington Avenue, Hartford.


Driving Directions

Google Maps Location

From Springfield and Points North:  Take I-91 South to I-84 West in Hartford. Take Exit 46, Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (north) onto Sisson. Continue four blocks to the end of Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (east) onto Farmington Avenue. Continue three blocks (approx. 2/10 mile) on Farmington and look for the sign on the right at the entrance to the museum’s free parking lot. Note: The entrance to the parking lot is one block before The Mark Twain House.

From New York City, New Haven and Points South:  Take I-91 North to I-84 West in Hartford. Take Exit 46, Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (north) onto Sisson. Continue four blocks to the end of Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (east) onto Farmington Avenue. Continue three blocks (approx. 2/10 mile) on Farmington and look for the sign on the right at the entrance to the museum’s free parking lot. Note: The entrance to the parking lot is one block before The Mark Twain House.

From Waterbury and Points West:  Take I-84 East to Hartford; take Exit 46, Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right onto Sisson. Continue four blocks to the end of Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (east) onto Farmington Avenue. Continue three blocks (approx. 2/10 mile) on Farmington and look for the sign on the right at the entrance to the museum’s free parking lot. Note: The entrance to the parking lot is one block before The Mark Twain House.

From Boston and Points East:  Take I-84 West to Hartford; take Exit 46, Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right onto Sisson. Continue four blocks to the end of Sisson Avenue. At the traffic light, turn right (east) onto Farmington Avenue. Continue three blocks (approx. 2/10 mile) on Farmington and look for the sign on the right at the entrance to the museum’s free parking lot. Note: The entrance to the parking lot is one block before The Mark Twain House.


For Passengers with Limited Mobility: Follow the above directions, but continue east on Farmington Avenue and go past The Mark Twain House. Take your first right onto Forest Street and look for the sign on the right for the entrance to the Museum Center’s rear parking lot.


Arriving by Bus: CT Transit buses 60, 62, 64, 66 connect The Mark Twain House & Museum with downtown Hartford and West Hartford Center. A transit shelter is located adjacent to the museum at Farmington Avenue and Woodland Street.


Arriving by Train: You can reach Hartford by taking Amtrak to the Hartford Train Station (HFD)