The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum is reopened, following a $29 million world-class transformation. Visitors can expect a cinematic experience of some of the most dramatic chapters of world history, from the Great War to WWII and the Cold War, to the creation of the State of Israel, Civil Rights advancements, the extreme makeover of The White House and, of course, Truman’s Whistle Stop campaign and 1948 victory. Hailed as “the new standard for presidential libraries” the Truman Library is a must-see experience for all ages.
Museum admission is $12 with discounts for seniors, students, veterans and active members of the U.S. military. Admission is free for members and children 12 and younger.
The Truman Library is proud to be a Blue Star Museum! This partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and museums across America, offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The 2023 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day (May 20) and ends on Labor Day (Sept. 4).
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There’s so much to explore, you’ll want to return again and again – and share the award-winning Museum experience with others! Annual memberships start at $35, and offer incredible value. Benefits include unlimited free admission at the Truman Library, Museum Store discounts, exclusive program invitations, and free admission at ALL of America’s presidential libraries operated by the National Archives. Join today and visit FREE for an entire year!
EXPERIENCE THE ALL NEW TRU
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum has not just been renovated but entirely reimagined. Get ready for an all-new interactive and cinematic experience as you explore fascinating history that still influences our world today:
- Immersive sound-and-light theaters with you-are-there experiences of WWI, WWII, the Cold War and the Korean War
- 14-foot interactive globe exploring the hard problems of peace following WWII
- Expanded insight on Truman’s leadership on Civil Rights and the recognition of Israel
- Fresh perspective on Truman’s family, including Bess Truman’s role as advisor and confidante
- Loyalty Review Board role-playing game where players uncover government disloyalty during the Red Scare
- Increased storytelling and never-before seen artifacts from the Korean War
“At its heart, the Truman Library is an educational institution,” said Truman Library Director Kurt Graham. “And we are so thrilled to be able to offer a 21st century experience and interpretation of one of the great proponents of American democracy. This renovation is worthy of our 33rd President. The world needs to know this story, and now we’re ready to tell it.”
“THE BUCK STOPS HERE!”
– Harry S. Truman
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Members enjoy free and unlimited Museum admission at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum, and ALL of America’s presidential libraries operated by the National Archives. Memberships start at just $35 – join today!
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