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.

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.