Change in Park Hours
The Truman Home and Visitor Center are now closed Sundays, Mondays, & all federal holidays. The Truman Farm Home and the Noland Home are closed to the public.
Be A Junior Ranger
The job of our National Park Rangers is to preserve and protect our nation's treasures. Rangers at our site do this is by sharing the story of our 33rd president Harry S Truman and his life in Independence. You can be a Junior Ranger and learn more about the Truman story when you complete activities in the Junior Ranger booklet.
Click on your age group below to get a Junior Ranger Booklet.
Check out the Truman Word Search! Download and print your very own!
Did You Know?
Truman wrote in his memoirs, “I do not know of any easy way to be President. It is more than a full-time job and the relaxations are few. I used …the Little White House at Key West, less for holiday uses than as [a]hideaway…. [It] was very useful when I wanted to catch up on my work....”