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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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Knowledge Seeker

Attentive Service. Historical. Interesting. Interactive. Beautiful. Insightful. $8. Time consuming... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boogle47
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California City, California
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Nice historical site

Stopped by for a minute to visit President Truman's grave. You can see his grave for free just tell... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
770MCP
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Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oval office” (94 reviews)
“his life” (109 reviews)
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500 W US Highway 24, Delaware Street, Independence, MO 64050-2481
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Attentive Service. Historical. Interesting. Interactive. Beautiful. Insightful. $8. Time consuming. Go.

Thank Boogle47
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped by for a minute to visit President Truman's grave. You can see his grave for free just tell them that's all you want to see and they'll give you a souvenir ticket and let you in. The grounds are beautiful. This was the first...More

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went to the Harry Truman Library and overall, we loved it. It's kind of tucked into the north side of Independence, and while it does seem a little bit dated, everything you see is how President Truman wanted it. (Though, they...More

Thank jg325
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This president after visiting the library you get a real sense of the impact his decisions made that changed the course of the USA after ww2. For most history will remember him as the president who decided to use the atomic bomb. The library presented...More

Thank Hoben01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very presidential. I particularly enjoyed the reproduction of his Oval office and his actual library working office. Go for the longer movie, it's worth the time.

Thank RickSkinnerTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good stop along the road to learn about a little known president who made major decisions. The short film is worth viewing before touring the exhibits. The exhibits are go at your own pace. The courtyard was a pleasant place to sit and contemplate the...More

Thank Tom1925
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took friends from Texas to the library. We had not been there for quite some time ourselves. Great exhibits & our docent was amazingly knowledgeable and friendly. We had a wonderful time.

Thank Sydney H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The library is great to learn about Truman and his time in history. The exhibits are very well done.

Thank bettyv777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful man & his museum is a great tribute! Very well organized & filled with tons of thought provoking news & artifacts. I would certainly recommend this is every patriot as well as families w/kids that are studying the Presidents. Don't forget to...More

Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Kansas City BBQ and excellent service. Ribs were very tender. Will definitely return for more!

Thank Priscilla S
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Jeff D
3 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
22 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
26 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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