• 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.

Truman Family Farm Photos

Did You Know?

Captain Robert Dennison giving President Harry S. Truman a tour of the U. S. S. Missouri

The world changed a lot during Truman’s life. He wrote to Bess, “These young kids can’t stand the physical and mental inconveniences that the old heads take as a matter of course…. They all live in a machine-convenience age and when the machine doesn’t function for them they are out of luck.”