• 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.

Online Exhibits

Gold ormolu clock, HSTR 470.

Gold ormolu mantle clock, HSTR 470. Click image to view other featured artifacts.


Harry S Truman NHS online exhibits feature artifact-supported themes related to the Trumans and their life in Independence and Grandview, Missouri.

Many of the artifacts shown in these exhibits are not normally accessible to the visitor because they are stored on the upper floors of the Truman Home or at our offsite storage facility.

Please click on the titles below to explore the exhibits and learn more about the Truman family and the artifacts preserved at Harry S Truman NHS.

"It is Not Noise. It is Music": Harry Truman's Record Albums NEW!
Suited for a President Visual tour of Harry Truman's suits
Quite a Shirt, Harry! Truman's Tropical Sport Shirts
Bess Truman: A Lady First, Then a First Lady
The Truman Car Harry Truman's 1972 Chrysler
Second Floor Photos See the second floor of the Truman Home

Did You Know?

Harry Truman, thirteen years old. Credit: Truman Library

Although his eyesight was correctable, Harry Truman was extremely nearsighted and wore eyeglasses from age six. His first pair cost $10. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri