The Mark Twain Center

Mark Twain Center in the making (photo: Wenzel)

Commemoration, research and culture 

With its three pillars of commemoration, research and culture and the combination of local history and discussion of issues of importance for the future of transatlantic relations, the MTC is in a unique position

Our exhibitions

wall-paper in the Mark Twain Center (photo: Mark-Twain-Center)

The Mark Twain Center for Transatlantic Relations in Heidelberg’s Südstadt district is currently developing a multimedia exhibition on German-American relations. 

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Special exhibition

"Mark Twain in Heidelberg"(Photo: City of Heidelberg-Diemer)

Mark Twain visited Heidelberg in the summer of 1878. Our first ever temporary exhibition illustrated Twain’s view of the German people.