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Harry S. Truman Farm Home

12301 Blue Ridge Blvd, Grandview, MO 64030
+1 816-254-2720
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Short, short visit - they no longer tour the farm home.

The main picture of this review and most of the ones in the group are from his home in Independence... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
deegeegirl
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Des Moines, IA
Fun insight into Truman's farm roots

Thanks to the cell phone tour (info provided via an information card on site) we were able to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Louise W
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Harry S. Truman worked his grandmother's farm from 1906-1917.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“grew up” (2 reviews)
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12301 Blue Ridge Blvd, Grandview, MO 64030
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+1 816-254-2720
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main picture of this review and most of the ones in the group are from his home in Independence and not of the farm home in Grandview so to someone not familiar with the area it is deceiving. The windows have all shades completely...More

Thank deegeegirl
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the cell phone tour (info provided via an information card on site) we were able to enjoy a phone-guided tour of the now 10-acre farm (formerly 600 acres) where Harry Truman lived with his family and worked for eleven years. The phone tour...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

History, just a simple home where Truman grew up. Go see it. I do not remember how much it was to get in.

Thank John C
Reviewed 24 September 2016

No big sign on the road. No brochures in the box and no details about the telephone tour which is advertised on the pamphlet box. This would appear to be on the pamphlet which was missing. Think of adding this detail.

Thank 1Bustrav
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Spent 10 minutes walking around. No brochures,nobody here on a July Saturday afternoon. Yep - looks like a farmhouse. Well kept, and two signs out front with a little information. I suppose farm life was plain, simple, hot and boring. Much like standing out front,...More

Thank BEMason
Reviewed 5 June 2016

There is a lot of history around this little farm house tucked away on the last 10 acres of the original Truman farm. When you get there, do not expect to go into the house, it is not open for tours, and there are no...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Truman farmhouse is there on the original site of the family farm. However, it is not open to the public. The only things you will see are two informative signs and a locked white old farmhouse with closed blinds. You can't even look in....More

Thank teachem4
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Interesting farm house and few outbuildings have been preserved and are in good condition. Unfortunately, tours of the farmhouse are only available in the warmer parts of the year, not in the winter. There is an audio tour available for a cell phone, but it...More

1  Thank geotech522
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Had a good time visit Truman's house and also where Truman had his first job also go into the visitors center and watch a video for free before you take the tour of Truman's house when you come out of the visitor center and you...More

2  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 July 2015

There is not much here because the home is closed. I really enjoyed the cell phone tour. It has all the great info a guide would give you. My kids were bored, but they ran around the buildings in the grass and there were a...More

Thank Heather J
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