Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Independence

Truman Presidential Museum & Library

There are thousands of objects, including the famous 'The Buck Stops Here!' sign, from the man who led the US through one of its most tumultuous eras. More than that, the museum provides a vivid snapshot of America …
Historic Building in Independence

Truman Home

See the simple life Harry and Bess lived in this basic but charming wood house. It's furnished with their original belongings and you fully expect the couple to wander out and say hello. The former president lived h…
Museum in Independence

National Frontier Trails Museum

Gives a compelling look at the tough life for the pioneers along the Santa Fe, California and Oregon Trails; many began their journey in Independence. You'll learn that pioneers 'met their elephant' when they realiz…