Harry S Truman Presidential Museum and Library

Recommended
A 20mi drive from downtown Kansas City, the Truman Museum—reopened in 2001 after a $22.5 million renovation—tells the story of the plain-speaking haberdasher whose terms in office (1945-53) were a bridge between World War II and the Korean War. A 45mi documentary film introduces the man. Documents and artifacts chronicle Truman's life, and an interactive theater allows visitors their input in the most important decisions of the Truman Presidency.

Useful information

Address:

W. US-24 500 Independence

Phone:

+1 816-268-8200