Harry S Truman National Historic Site, like any historical or natural environment, contains certain inherent hazards that could spoil your visit. The following precautions should be practiced to avoid accidents.

General Safety

Call 911 for any emergency.
Dress appropriately for the weather. Drink plenty of fluids during hot summer weather

Tour Safety

Use caution on porches and steps throughout the house

Slippery Walkways

Walkways in the historic area can be slippery in wet or freezing weather.

Severe Weather

Seek shelter indoors or in a low place when thunderstorms approach. Follow the instructions of park staff during severe weather.

Last updated: January 21, 2016

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223 North Main Street (Visitor Center)
Independence, MO 64050


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