City of Independence, Missouri

Harry S. Truman

Truman statue Harry S. Truman's story is richly and uniquely American. From humble beginnings in the small town of Independence, Missouri, Harry S. Truman rose to become the most powerful man in the world.

For nearly eight years, he guided the U.S. and the world through perilous times: the ending of World War II, the foundation of the United Nations, NATO and the Marshall Plan, the successful operation of the Berlin Airlift and the beginning of the Cold war.

We invite you to experience the eventful triumphant life of America's 33rd President.

Truman Home Ticket & Information Center

223 N. Main St.
816-254-9929

Truman Office & Courtroom

112 West Lexington
816-252-7454

Truman Depot

Pacific and Grand St.