Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Floor Plan

Click on the areas on the map or the index on the right to view selected parts of this exhibit.

The major issues and events of Harry Truman's presidency are highlighted in this new 10,500-square-foot core exhibition. Featuring two decision theaters, enhanced audio and video programs, and new interactive elements, this exhibition forms the centerpiece of the Truman Library's ambitious museum renovation.

Introductory film | Taking Office | First Four Months | Decision to Drop the Bomb | Postwar Challenges | Europe 1947 | Origins of the Cold War | Recognition of Israel | Decision Theater 1 | Upset of the Century | Second Term | Cold War Turns Hot | Decision Theater 2 | America 1952 | Leaving Office | Legacy Gallery | A Living Legacy