Plan Your Visit

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

500 West U.S. Highway 24, Independence, Missouri 64050

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Plan Your Visit

Museum Lobby: 816-268-8267

Member Services: 816-268-8237

Toll free: 800-833-1225

Truman Library Email: Truman.Library@nara.gov

Truman Library Institute Email: TrumanLibraryInstitute@gmail.com

Hours

Open daily
Exceptions: New Year’s, Thanksgiving & Christmas Day.

Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Museum Admission

Free: Members and children 5 and younger
$8: Ages 15 and older
$7: Adults 65+
$6: Students (with valid I.D.)
$3: Youth (ages 6-15)

Groups of 15 or more are eligible for a group discount; guided tours may be requested with a four-week advance reservation. Learn more

School groups may qualify for transportation and/or admission scholarships. For more information, please contact Mark Adams, Truman Library Education Specialist, at mark.adams@nara.gov or 816-268-8236.

There is no admission charge to visit the Museum Store.

Map & Driving Directions

From KCI Airport: East and south on I-435 (Kansas City’s circumferential highway) about 32 miles, to U.S. 24 (Independence Avenue), and then east approximately 4 miles; destination will be on your left. From the north: I-35 to I-435 east then travel south to U.S. 24 east. Travel approximately 4 miles; destination will be on your left.

Directions Using GPS

For those using a GPS device for locating the Library and Museum, please note that the Library and Museum entrance is off 24 Highway (Independence Avenue). Some GPS devices will not accept 24 Highway, so we suggest entering Independence Avenue instead. We are bordered on the west by Delaware Street and on the east by Pleasant Street.

Parking

Parking is free for Museum visitors. Free motorcoach parking is also available.

Accessibility

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is wheelchair accessible. For your convenience, wheelchairs and strollers are available on a first come, first served basis.