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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
+1 816-836-0372
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6th Presidential Library Visit

I would say the Truman Library/Museum was my least favorite because it lacked artifacts from his... read more

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cameroncuster
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Dallas, Texas
One of Many Gems

The opportunity to see a Presidential Library is special. Independence is full of historic gems... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Theresa R
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Independence, Missouri
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Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
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  • 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 today

I would say the Truman Library/Museum was my least favorite because it lacked artifacts from his presidency and there were not many state gifts displayed from other countries given to President Truman. I liked that I got to see the grave sites of President Truman,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The opportunity to see a Presidential Library is special. Independence is full of historic gems though the city itself is pretty run down in the areas nearest to the Truman Library and the Jackson County Courthouse that also has President Truman's office on display from...More

Thank Theresa R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether you are passing through Missouri, visiting here or live here, the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is a place you must visit. Whether a Democrat or Republican, you will love this beautifully laid-out museum. I live here in Missouri and come to the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Harry S Truman was one of those Presidents whose reputation was almost all mud during his tenure, but grew over time. The Library and Museum does a most impressive job of capturing the events of his life as well as a sense of the man...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We live close by and never took the effort to get here. Which we hadn't waited so long. It was outstanding, the history and information. We learned several things we didn't know. Will have to go back again sometime soon

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the few things in Independance, MO to do on Sunday. We were able to view President Truman's history.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was here in the 1980’s when my Mom and Dad were alive along with my children when they were young. I don’t really remember much about it except I think they had the Truman’s White House china on display. I returned with my husband...More

Thank MeryMeCo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take a trip back to the 1940's with a trip to the Harry S Truman library and museum. We had a 2 hour tour with an exceptional guide and learned many things not taught in our schools today. Definitely worth the time if you are...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Terrific exhibits and film about the presidency of Harry Truman. So many of the issues we face today have their roots in the post-War years during Truman's presidency. This museum gave us a new appreciation for the difficult decisions he confronted. We were here about...More

Thank Barbara N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to spend a few hours. The exhibits are beautiful. I am impressed with how it’s laid out. The library wraps around a beautiful garden. I learned a lot of interesting facts about this man. Wow!! Thank you Harry for job...More

Thank Vanessa C
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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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