Plan Your Visit

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

CLOSING FOR RENOVATION: The Truman Library is launching a massive renovation of the museum and its exhibitions, the first major renovation in more than 20 years and the largest since the museum opened its doors in 1957. The museum’s last day open to the public is Monday, July 22, 2019, before the museum closes for approximately one year.

Learn more about the ambitious project, planned to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the start of Truman’s presidency in 2020, at TrumanLibraryInstitute.org/Capital-Campaign.

Plan Your Visit

Museum Lobby: 816.268.8267

Member Services: 816.400.1220

Toll free: 800.833.1225

Truman Library Email: Truman.Library@nara.gov

Truman Library Institute Email: info@TrumanLibraryInstitute.org

Hours

Open daily (until July 22, 2019 when the museum temporarily closes for renovation)
Exceptions: New Year’s, Thanksgiving and 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 visit free year round. Veterans and active duty military members visit free from V-E Day (May 8) through V-J Day (August 14).
$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.

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 are available on a first come, first served basis.