Museum Temporarily Closed for Renovation

The Truman Library and Museum closed on July 23, 2019 for renovations. The Research Room is still open to the public throughout the approximately one-year project. Click here to learn more.

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Harry S. Truman wearing a World War I uniform
Featured Online Collection
Harry Truman in World War I

Harry Truman was the only American President to serve in combat in World War I. This online collection follows Truman's personal journey through months of training and combat.

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Seal of The President of the United States
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum was established to preserve the papers, books, and other historical materials relating to former President Harry S. Truman and to make them available to the people in a place suitable for exhibit and research. Consistently ranked among the top tourism destinations in the Kansas City region, no visit to America's heartland is complete without a trip to the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.