Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. Our staff will continue to serve our public remotely by responding to emails to truman.reference@nara.gov and truman.library@nara.gov. Please check our website or archives.gov/coronavirus for updates on our operating hours and status. Please note that upon reopening, the museum will remain closed for renovations.

Welcome to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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.