The Webster Bank Museum Center at the Mark Twain House & Museum
The Webster Bank Museum Center at the Mark Twain Museum & Museum provides visitors to the Mark Twain House & Museum experiences to increase their knowledge of the Iconic Mark Twain. The Museum Center is home to two galleries, two theaters, a cafe, classroom, a research library, archival and collection storage, as well as space for the Mark Twain Store, all of which provides the over 70,000 visitors a year with an unforgettable experience.
Backstory and Context
The Webster Bank Museum Center at the Mark Twain Museum & Museum designed by Robert Stern which opened in 2003. Our facility was the first museum in the nation, and the first building of any kind in Connecticut, to attain LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The LEED Certification was presented to the museum on April 19, 2004. The museum also received the Environmental Leadership Award from the Connecticut Green Building Council and a 2004 GreenCircle Certificate from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.