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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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Over the past 29 years, this program has continued to preserve important information passed down about the Truman family’s home life and community.Read More
Visit the family farm in Grandview where Harry worked for eleven years. Open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from Memorial Day thru Labor Day.Read More
Visit the home of Harry's cousins to learn more about the courtship of Harry & Bess as well as life in the Truman neighborhood. Opening Soon!Read More
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.Read More
Your Buck Stops Here! Operated by our cooperating association, Eastern National, visitors can purchase books and souvenirs to enhance their visit!Read More
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.Read More
Did You Know?
Due to the lack of a direct train route, the 20-mile trip between Grandview and Independence during Harry Truman’s courtship with Bess took two hours one way. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri