• 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.

Nature & Science

flora and fauna of Harry S Truman NHS

Harry S Truman National Historic Site is located in Independence, Missouri, near the south bank of the Missouri River, in the western edge of the state and a few miles east of Kansas City. The park consists of five properties, covering over 12 acres pertaining to the Truman and Wallace families, including the Truman Home, the Noland Home, the Frank and George Wallace Homes, and the Truman Farm in nearby Grandview, Missouri.

Did You Know?

President and Mrs. Edith Wilson. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman understood people. About Woodrow Wilson, he said, “Wilson was smarter than anybody else and he knew it and he let them know it. You can’t do that when you’re running a government.”