• 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.

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Local Partners & Information Resources

City of Independence, MO
City of Grandview, MO
City of Kansas City, MO

Related Sites

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum - located in Independence, was established by President Truman in 1957.

Harry S Truman Office & Courtroom - located in the 1933 Jackson County Courthouse on historic Independence Square. This facility is closed until 2012.

Other Sites

Vaile Mansion - built in 1881 by local entrepreneur and U.S. mail contractor Harvey Merrick Vaile.

Bingham-Waggoner Estate - built in 1855, the home was once owned by artist George Caleb Bingham and later occupied by the founders of the Waggoner Gates Milling Co. of which Bess Truman's grandfather was co-owner.

1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum - two-story 1859 Jackson County Jail which once housed Frank James.

National Frontier Trails Museum (NFTM) - presents the history of the Santa Fe, California and Oregon Trails and the personal stories of the pioneers who opened the West.

Did You Know?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt & Vice-President-elect Harry S Truman. Credit: Truman Library.

Roosevelt and Truman won the presidential/vice presidential election on 7 November 1944. Harry Truman was Franklin Roosevelt’s third vice president.