• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Park Closure

    The Truman Home and Visitor Center will be closed on Wed. July 16 and Mon, July 21. Please check back for updates.


By Car

The Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Truman Road and Main Street, in Historic Fire Station No.1. From the north or south, take I-435 to Truman Road (State Hwy 12), exit 60. Travel east on Truman Road three miles; you'll pass the Truman Home at Delaware Street. From the east or west, take I-70 to the Noland Road exit (12). Travel north on Noland Road four miles to Truman Road. Turn west on Truman Road and travel two blocks. View Maps

The Truman Farm Home is located in Grandview, MO amid the retail and commercial district along Blue Ridge Boulevard. From the east or west, take I-435 and exit southbound on Route 71. From the north or south, travel Route 71 and take the Blue Ridge Boulevard exit. Travel west one mile. The Farm Home is on the left, set back from the road. View Maps

Air Travel

Kansas City International (MCI) is located north of Kansas City and approximately 35 miles from the Visitor Center. From the airport, take I-435 south to Truman Rd., exit 60. Travel 3 miles east on Truman Rd. to Visitor Center.

Park Addresses

Harry S Truman NHS (Visitor Center):
223 N. Main St., Independence, MO 64050

Truman Home
219 N. Delaware St., Independence, MO 64050

Truman Farm Home:
12301 Blue Ridge Blvd., Grandview, MO 64030

Did You Know?

Joseph McCarthy. Credit: Library of Congress

Senator Joseph McCarthy was a thorn in President Truman’s side. In February 1950, the Senator announced that he had a list of names of Communists in the State Department. His charges were never proved, and the Senate censured him in 1954.