• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center

The Visitor Center (223 N. Main) in Independence is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitors can view an orientation film about Harry Truman and his life in Independence, see exhibits featuring Truman family treasures, and browse the book store. Call 816-254-9929 for more information.

Truman Home

Tickets to tour the Truman Home (219 N. Delaware) must be purchased in the Visitor Center.

Truman Farm Home

The Truman Farm Home in Grandview, Missouri is located at 12301 Blue Ridge Blvd. Grounds are open daily year-round for self-guided tours. Audio tour available onsite.

Truman Home
Tour the historic Truman Home in Independence!
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Did You Know?

Formal portrait of Bess Truman at Blair House. Credit: Truman Library

Faced with the difficulty of finding a viable Democratic candidate in 1952, Harry Truman considered running for another term. Those close to him—and more importantly, Mrs. Truman—were against the idea. Mr. Truman said he guessed that made it unanimous; he would go back to Independence instead.