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TEMPORARY CLOSURE - EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Jackson County, Missouri, the National Archives and Records Administration is closing the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence. We are making every effort to continue providing essential services and respond to inquiries at truman.library@nara.gov. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Read more

Truman Museum

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

The most up to date information on hours can be found here

Find hours to the Museum

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