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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
+1 816-268-8200
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If you are a local Kansas City metro area resident - you might not have gone over to Independence... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Overland Park, Kansas
Pleasantly surprised

Great place to visit. Very well maintained and the information is presented in a way that made you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Homer Glen, Illinois
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Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
+1 816-268-8200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are a local Kansas City metro area resident - you might not have gone over to Independence to see this. Parking is great and the staff is first class. Give yourself plenty of time - there is so much to see - and...More

Thank JSH80634
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit. Very well maintained and the information is presented in a way that made you want to keep going to see what was next. We spent over 3 hours here and really enjoyed the museum, gravesite and his library. HIghly recommend this.

Thank CindyK5540
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once in Kansas City area we knew we had to visit. We've visited several Presidential Libraries and this one is definitely worth the time. Facsinating historical insights.

Thank S M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only 1/4 of our family members were interested in visiting this museum but afterword we all agreed that we had a great time. The lower level was very interactive and educational for our 10 and 11-year-old kids. Gave us an up close view of Harry...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would love to explore all of the Presidential Libraries before I die. Probably not a reasonable task, however, each man that has been elected President is unique. Unique in the problems that faced the country, unique in his spiritual beliefs, unique in time. President...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and informative. Gave a fair and balanced representation of the difficult times in which Truman served.

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Completed another presidential library passport stamp. Excellent presentation of Truman's life, war years, white house renovations. Activities for children, videos, gift shop, oval office. Very reasonable price, FREE parking.

Thank codepat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a trip to Independence to visit the Harry S. Truman Museum and Presidential Library. It is a fantastic place to learn more about President Truman and all the things he had to deal with during his tenure as President of the United States. He...More

Thank JustJak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice presidential museum. The tickets were very reasonable at only $8 apiece. We enjoyed the tour which is included with ticket if you want to have a guide.

Thank heather s
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the home, we drove down the street about a mile and there was the library. Highly recommended. This man did so much for this country and wasn't appreciated until decades later. He was so down to earth and kind. We need that in...More

Thank happysmoke
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Jeff D
3 November 2016|
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Response from ShilohPuppy | Reviewed this property |
it took us about 2 1/2 hours. We did not see the 45 minute movie though and wish we would have.
23 July 2016|
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Response from Debra R | Reviewed this property |
We paid $8 each. From the website ... Admission to the Truman Library and Museum is: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors 65 and older $3 for children ages 6 to 15 Free for children 5 years and under There is no admission to... More
27 June 2016|
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Response from Grace C | Reviewed this property |
Nope. It's a private foundation and not part of the national parks