• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Weekend Parking

    Due to the Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) in downtown Independence, parking will be limited around the park visitor center and surrounding neighborhoods. Please plan accordingly. The Truman Home will be open for tours.

Packing of Truman Artifacts

Did You Know?

The Saber Dancers at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Credit: Truman Library.

Truman chose to fight the Cold War by rebuilding the West’s defenses to surpass that of the Soviet world, and of meeting each Communist challenge quickly and unequivocally.