Things To Know Before You Come
Items Not Allowed
Firearms and Other Weapons
Park User Responsibility: It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please see the Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 571.
Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities: Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Specifically, firearms are prohibited inside the park visitor center and the Truman Home in Independence. Firearms are also prohibited inside the Truman Farm Home in Grandview. Refer to 18 U.S.C. § 930.
Did You Know?
On 4 February 1985, the Truman Farm Home was designated a National Historic Landmark, and in December 1993, Congress authorized the National Park Service's acquisition of the Truman Farm Home from Jackson County, Missouri.