• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • 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.

Mobile/Cell Phone Tours

Cell Phone Tours

Harry S Truman National Historic Site offers smartphone/cell phone audio tours of the historic site and surrounding areas. Three tours covering several tour stops are currently available.

The Truman Farm takes visitors around the grounds of the family farm in Grandview and discusses the 11 years Truman spent there as a young man.

Around the Corner from the Truman Home gives visitors the chance to see several structures important to Truman throughout his private life and starts at the Truman home in Independence.

The Political Education of Harry Truman starts at the Truman statue on the Independence town square and takes visitors past several buildings that were significant in Truman's early political years.

The audio tours provide visitors with another option to learn more about Harry Truman, both as an individual and as a president. The cell phone program is provided by OnCell Systems of Pittsford, New York and calls to this number, (585)672-2611, are free except for air time on your cell phone. Visitors using the program can also leave comments about the tour with their cell phone.

 
HSTR-Code

Have a Smartphone? We also have QR codes for your tour, which can be scanned by using a smartphone scanner app. Visitors carrying Smartphones can simply scan the QR code and stream the park's OnCell Tour. The QR Tour links to OnCell's Mobile Web Site, which features Harry S Truman National Historic Site's interpretive content and more.

Did You Know?

The Truman farm home kitchen. Credit: National Park Service

On 4 February 1985, the Truman Farm Home was designated a National Historic Landmark, and in December 1993, Congress authorized the National Park Service's acquisition of the Truman Farm Home from Jackson County, Missouri.