Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum | Kids Out and About Kansas City

Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum

500 W. US Hwy. 24
Independence , MO , 64050
Phone: 816-268-8200
39° 6' 10.9116" N, 94° 25' 16.4892" W
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The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is one of 13 presidential libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. It boasts a museum with exhibits about President Truman's childhood: life in Independence, MO; and his presidential years. Visitors are greeted with a mural by Thomas Hart Benton named "Independence and the Opening of the West." The museum also features a reproduction of the Oval Office as it was during the Truman administration, the office which Truman used in his retirement years.
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Sunday: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm

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