Hannibal Sites & Activities
There are many wonderful places to visit in Hannibal and a variety of activities as well as several great restaurants. Please visit the following – they have our personal recommendations:
Riverview Park is located at 2000 Harrison Hill. Enjoy nature in 465 acres of forested land offering scenic views of the Mississippi River. It was officially entered in the National Register for Historic Places on September 6, 2005.
Riverview Park Website
The Mark Twain Cave Complex boasts America’s oldest and newest show caves! Mark Twain Cave is Missouri’s first show cave. The first organized guided tour was in 1886. We proudly became a National Natural Landmark in 1972.
Mark Twain Cave Website
Come see where the stories started and how a boy from Hannibal became Mark Twain. Tour 5 historic properties, including the Boyhood Home, a National Historic Landmark. Browse two museums housing Clemens artifacts and 15 Norman Rockwell paintings. Named one of the 15 Best Small-town Museums in the U.S. by Fodor’s Travel
Boyhood Home & Museum Website
The Molly Brown Birthplace and Museum tells the story of Margaret Tobin Brown’s birth and childhood during Hannibal’s Gilded Age (1867-1886). Exhibits at the Museum examine the circumstances that occurred during young Maggie’s childhood in Hannibal that give us a greater understanding of what motivated her to rise from humble beginnings along the banks of the Mississippi to the highest echelons of society.
Molly Brown Birthplace & Museum Website
The Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse sits on 10 acres of park atop Cardiff Hill, a favorite play area of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the gang. Cross streets are E. Rock and E. Cardiff. Parking is available near the top.
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse Website
Discover professional theater in an intimate setting. New to Hannibal, Bluff City Theater, founded in 2013 by Executive Director Joe Anderson. Bluff City Theater is an artist-driven theater company with an emphasis on literary works that bridge the gap between books and stage.
Bluff City Theater Website
The Hannibal History Museum captures life on the Mississippi in the city that was home to some of America’s greatest personalities. Explore our dioramas out of the pages of Tom Sawyer and tributes to Ukelele Ike, the voice of Jiminy Cricket plus baseball Hall-of-Famer Jake Beckley. In the evening, board the trolley for a guided tour of Hannibal’s mysterious and haunted past.
Hannibal History Museum Website