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Museum Information

  • The museum  hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. On Sundays we are open Noon to 5pm. 
  • The research room is open Monday through Friday

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Truman Museum

On Special Exhibit: Portraits of Courage

The Truman Library Institute is honored to present Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, an extraordinary exhibition of portraits by George W. Bush. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum is the only venue selected to host this special exhibition in 2022.


Portraits of Courage will be on display from October 13, 2022 through December 31, 2022 and is included with Museum admission. For this special exhibition, free tickets for U.S. veterans and Active Military are available onsite at the Admissions Desk. Please provide proof of military service for complimentary admission.


The museum is closed each year on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Visitors are allowed to take pictures throughout the museum, but the use of a flash is prohibited. Manual wheelchairs are provided to museum visitors at no charge and are available on a first come / first served basis. Please inquire at the admissions desk.

Museum Hours

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Contact Us

24-hour info line: (800) 833-1225
Administrative offices: (816) 268-8200
E-mail: truman.library@nara.gov

Admission

Admission to the Truman Library and Museum costs:

  • $12 for adults
  • $10 for seniors 62 and older
  • $10 Veterans / Mil. retired-disabled
  • $8 College Students (with i.d.)
  • $5 Youth 13-18
  • Free for children ages 12 and under
  • There is no admission to enter the Museum Store
  • The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

"Harry S. Truman: An Ordinary Man, His Extraordinary Journey"

The major issues and events of Harry Truman's Life and Presidency are highlighted in this exhibition. 

View "An Ordinary Man, His Extraordinary Journey" Online