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Gallery Tour of "Mark Twain and the Holy Land"
Gallery Tours
Tue, November 19, 2019 | 3-4 pm | $27 Adults ($5 Members) $22 Senior | Includes Admission


In 1867, a young Mark Twain talked his way onto a luxury steamship bound for Europe and the Holy Land. His funny, scathing observations about the trip became one of the bestselling travelogues of all time, The Innocents Abroad. Dive into the storied journey behind the famed book in with a docent-led tour of our exhibition that celebrates its 150th anniversary with original letters, rare journal entries, photographs, costumes, and more!


The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee participation. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless otherwise noted.

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