Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center

Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center is Hannibal's newest museum. This Northeast Missouri African American history museum is also the country's only memorial to Jim, Huck Finn's friend and companion in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Visitors will learn about Twain, the humanitarian who used satire and humor to undermine racism in his literature and his actions. This collection of artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia tell the story of Daniel Quarles aka Jim and the other African Americans in Twain's life/writings. 

This African American history museum gives dignity to Hannibal's nameless, invisible ancestors who labored as slaves for more than 50 years in our community. Learn more about the struggles and contributions of African American residents in "America's Hometown."

Admission: free.

Open June 1st-Labor Day

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Information

Open Seasonally
June — September
Thursday   11:00AM — 05:00PM
Friday   11:00AM — 05:00PM
Saturday   11:00AM — 05:00PM
Sunday   01:00PM — 05:00PM
509 N. Third St.
Hannibal, MO 63401

Additional Information

Open Seasonally Only
ADA Fully Compliant
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
All Ages
ACTIVITIES WITHIN 10 MILES:
Historic District
Service Animals Welcome
Pets Allowed / Additional Fee
Donations Accepted
Advance Contact Requested

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