Missouri Map

Harry S Truman National Historic Site

Contact Info
223 North Main Street
Independence, MO 64050

Phone:
816-254-9929
Basics
Type:
Other

Description

Harry Truman's story is one of hope & frustration, choice & chance. As President, he took the US from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Visitors experience the surroundings HST knew from his formative years as a 22-year-old youth of modest ambition through his retirement and death at age 88 as a former president of the United States.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

The Visitor Center in Independence, Missouri is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guided tours of the Truman Home are available between 9:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. The home is closed on Mondays from Labor Day to Memorial Day (September through May). Beginning October 29, 2006, tours will be available between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The Truman Farm Home in Grandview, Missouri is open for tours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Tours are available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The farm grounds are open daily, year-round for self-guided tours.

The park is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Phone: (816) 254-9929

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

The Visitor Center is located at the intersection of Truman Road and Main Street, in Historic Fire Station No.1. From the north or south, take I-435 to Truman Road (State Hwy 12), exit 60. Travel east on Truman Road three miles; you'll pass the Truman Home at Delaware Street.

From the east or west
Take I-70 to Noland Road, exit 12. Travel north on Noland Road four miles to Truman Road. Turn west on Truman Road and travel two blocks.

The Truman Farm Home is located in Grandview, MO amid the retail and commercial district along Blue Ridge Boulevard. From the east or west, take I-435 and exit southbound on Route 71. From the north or south, travel Route 71 and take the Blue Ridge Boulevard exit. Travel west one mile. The Farm Home is on the left, set back from the road.

Customizable Directions


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