Friday, January 28, 2011

Field Trip Friday: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

500 W. US Highway 24
Independence, MO  64050

Cost of Admission:  Adults $8.00, Children (6-15) $3.00 (5 & under) free, Seniors $7.00


Truman:  The Presidential Years

The major issues and events of Harry Truman's Presidency are highlighted in this new 10,500-square-foot core exhibition. Featuring two decision theaters, enhanced audio and video programs, and new interactive elements, this exhibition forms the centerpiece of the Truman Library's ambitious museum renovation.

Harry S. Truman:  His Life & Times

This major permanent exhibition highlights the personal side of the life of Harry Truman and his family. Featuring many important objects from the Truman Library collections, this exhibition follows the lives of the Trumans primarily through the many letters exchanged between Harry and Bess Truman over the years.

Resources to use before or after visiting the Museum:

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