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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
+1 816-268-8200
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Excellent museum

This museum was nicely done and very informative. Well worth the trip. There were a lot of... read more

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Deanna B
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Dubuque, Iowa
Wonderful experience

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum and learned a lot. The exhibits are both informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth1429
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Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
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Reviewed today

This museum was nicely done and very informative. Well worth the trip. There were a lot of interactive things like coloring for kids, games, quizzes binders to put your opinion of decisions made back then, just a lot to see and do. Reason for greater...More

Thank Deanna B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum and learned a lot. The exhibits are both informative and engaging.

Thank Elizabeth1429
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is decent and has a ton of information that the regular public might not now about President Truman. My favorite is the replica of his office while he was at the Oval Office. Some of the museum feels a little dated, but it's...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

WWII is rapidly fading from our collective memory, but Harry S. Truman's Library and Museum is a treasure tour of why he's one of the greatest Presidents in American history. It's loaded with artifacts of the career and family life of the man who not...More

Thank PitchMinnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to get a picture with Truman on the caboose of the campaign train! And its like you're standing right there in the oval office what a beautiful room! This was a beautiful and educational and fun museum. They had such good stuff...More

Thank Leslieann111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love visiting presidential libraries. They are one of the best depositories of U.S. history. Even if we don't agree with the President's policies, all of these museums are first class. The Harry S. Truman Museum did not disappoint. There is a fantastic variety of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who thinks that Truman is not relevant to today would be very mistaken. Visiting any Presidential library makes you appreciate how little has really changed in the course of history and this one in particular has done a great job of making Truman's era...More

Thank A36traveler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an outstanding stop. We had wanted to visit for years. We spent most of the day viewing the exhibits, saw the introductory movie, visited the grave sites and pondered history. It was a thought provoking well presented museum.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Harry Truman Library and Museum was a great walk through history. The thing that seemed to hit me was how history often repeats itself. My favorite part of the museum was the replica of the oval office. It was like stepping back to a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely enjoyed our visit here. The people were very helpful. There was a very nice gift shop with nice things. A must see when in Independence.

Thank Vicki A
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Etonian30
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Response from elc51 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I just don't know. Suggest calling them.
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Etonian30
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Response from Linda J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. They had a large parking lot close by for busses.
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