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Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

816-268-8200|http://www.trumanlibrary.org

Truman: The Presidential Years
Ongoing
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 and Times
Ongoing
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.

Library Hours
Monday- Saturday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

March 2018

‘Heroes or Corpses’: Captain Truman in World War I

March 10, 2018 - December 31, 2018

“There we were watching New York’s skyline diminish, and wondering if we’d be heroes or corpses,” Harry S. Truman later recalled as he departed New York for the battlefields of France in the spring of 1918. Truman returned a hero, and his service helped set him on the path to the presidency. “‘Heroes or Corpses’: Captain Truman in World War I” tells the captivating story of Truman’s service in the Great War through never-before-exhibited photographs, personal letters and more than 40…

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June 2018
$10

Truman Library History Happy Hour with Jon Taylor “Tom and Harry”

June 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One of the most complicated friendships during Harry Truman’s life was his long-lasting relationship with Tom Pendergast, who became a Kansas City political kingpin in the early 1930’s through his use of strong-arm tactics and personal wealth. Harry Truman’s success in politics was initially attributed to support from Pendergast. It was later in his career that this connection to the boss of Kansas City almost led to his political defeat as he had to overcome the impression that he was…

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