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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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Informing grandchild about Harry

Had a wonderful experience revisiting Truman Presidential Library. Took youngest grand daughter... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony R
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Joplin, Missouri
A Fitting Place for HST

I was here a few years ago with family. I am so glad that I went to see it. Now I have always... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David L
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Pasadena, California
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Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a wonderful experience revisiting Truman Presidential Library. Took youngest grand daughter, age 8. Wondered if perhaps she was a bit young to grasp the significance of President Truman's special place in U. S. history. She was not; and the visit was a resounding success!...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was here a few years ago with family. I am so glad that I went to see it. Now I have always admired Old Harry. So I can safely say that he got the library that his memory deserves. It is a great place...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Never really thought about going to one of these just because of where they are located. had a delay in my business plans and some extra time. It was well worth the time. Did find out Truman did a re- election campaign speech from a...More

Thank Bobby H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very educational and insightful to the man who inherited WWII. Much of the narration is by Harry himself. Recorded when he was alive. Plan on 2 hours or more. Many exhibits from the White House itself. Staff very helpful and friendly.

Thank Grandpoppy35055
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I had visited the Truman Library many years ago but decided to go again with our neighbors who had never been. We also wanted to purchase a National Parks Golden Age Lifetime Pass for my wife before the cost goes up from...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an excellent museum, telling the life story of Harry Truman at a wonderful setting. At the Library, you see Truman's life unfold from childhood, meeting his wife to be, joining the military, entering politics, his presidency, and then his death. The story is...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I definitely understand why this attraction is currently and I'm sure forever will be the number one attraction in Independence. The history in this one location is just incredible. I would have to say I knew very little about our 33rd president before today...More

Thank Texans4Adventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

By visiting here we were transported back to the final days of WWII. All that happened in the 1-2 months after Roosevelt's death, which fell to a new president was amazing. He was a common man who lived like one. He loved his Bess they...More

Thank Lyn49006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of touring President Harry Truman's Library and museum. It was truly a memorable experience! There is a very informative and educational film to view, which should be done before touring the building and grounds. The film is well done and...More

Thank 3EvilleTs
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good and enjoyable overview of President Harry Truman and the key events of his time as president. Also a good review of his life before and after the white house. The special display on the rebuilding of the white house was especially good...More

Thank Paul128100
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Jeff D
4 November 2016|
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Response from ShilohPuppy | Reviewed this property |
it took us about 2 1/2 hours. We did not see the 45 minute movie though and wish we would have.
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PJUP
23 July 2016|
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Response from Debra R | Reviewed this property |
We paid $8 each. From the website ... Admission to the Truman Library and Museum is: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors 65 and older $3 for children ages 6 to 15 Free for children 5 years and under There is no admission to... More
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jgrefs53
27 June 2016|
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Response from Grace C | Reviewed this property |
Nope. It's a private foundation and not part of the national parks
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