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.
Local Partners & Information Resources
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.
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?
Harry wrote about his first car, “Getting sort of used to it I suppose – five thousand miles in three months is moving around somewhat…. Vivian [his brother] says I ought to sell the machine and buy cows with the money.”