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.
Photos & Multimedia
Harry S Truman NHS is now providing mobile/cell phone/smartphone tours. For more information please visit our mobile/cell phone tour page.
HABS Photo, J. Boucher
Photographs of the second floor rooms are now available. The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) photographed the interior of the Truman Home in 1983, documenting how it looked just after Bess Truman's death.
Did You Know?
Much of our modern world might be an entirely different place if Franklin Roosevelt’s previous vice president, Henry Wallace, had still been in office the day President Roosevelt died. Although not a communist himself, Wallace was endorsed by the Communist Party when he ran for president in 1948.