The Buck Stops Here

The Harry S Truman Farm

Twenty-two-year-old Harry Truman gave up his $100 a month bank salary to go work on the family farm in 1906. The farmhouse, with no plumbing or electricity, stood in stark contrast to the bright lights of Kansas City. On the farm, Harry had little privacy, sharing the seven-room house with his grandmother, parents, sister and brother. The farm house brings you back to this time as you tour the farm and get a taste of Harry Truman’s lifestyle in the early 1900’s!

The Truman Home

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

The Harry S Truman Presidential Library

Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States was born in Missouri. His Presidential Library, located in Independence, recounts Truman's life with hands-on exhibits for kids and a vast collection of memorabilia spanning his days on the family farm, life as a soldier, his time as a businessman, and his years as President of the United States.