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Temporary Closure – Effective Monday, July 26, 2021

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Jackson County, Missouri, the National Archives and Records Administration is closing the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence. We are making every effort to continue providing essential services and respond to inquiries at We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Read more: News Release


Truman Library: 816.268.8200

Member Services: 816.400.1220

Toll free: 800.833.1225

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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.


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


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