Home to a People's President

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.


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Explore the Truman Home

The Truman Home

Take a guided tour of the historic Truman Home for an in-depth view of the personal and family life of the 33rd President of the United States.

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Online Exhibits

Online Exhibits

Harry S Truman NHS preserves over 50,000 artifacts related to the Truman family. Click below to see a selection of objects from the collection.

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Social Media

Social Media

Get connected with facebook, twitter, & more! Experience the park in an entirely new way.

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Oral History

Oral History

Over the past 29 years, this program has continued to preserve important information passed down about the Truman family’s home life and community.

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Truman Farm

Truman Farm

Visit the family farm in Grandview where Harry worked for eleven years. Grounds open daily. Audio tours available on site.

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Noland Home

Noland Home

See the home of Harry's cousins to learn more about the courtship of Harry & Bess and life in the Truman neighborhood.

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Second Floor Photographs

Second Floor Photographs

A photographic tour of the second floor of the Truman Home is now available. The images were taken as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey.

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Bookstore

Bookstore/Gift Shop

Your Buck Stops Here! Operated by our cooperating association, Eastern National, visitors can purchase books and souvenirs to enhance their visit!

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Wallace Homes

Wallace Homes

Home to Bess's brothers George and Frank Wallace, these homes behind the Truman Home illustrate a close family bond. Homes not open to public.

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