Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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CONTACT
Susan Medler
PH 816.268.8245 o FAX 816.268.8299
susan.medler@nara.gov

Truman Presidential Museum & Library Offers
"Free Fun on the Fourth" on July 4

INDEPENDENCE, MO-This July 4th declare your independence from admission charges. On Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., admission to the Truman Presidential Museum & Library will be free and include the temporary exhibit Treasures of the Presidents.

Free Fun on the Fourth is one of numerous events celebrating the Truman Library's 50th Anniversary. Museum visitors are invited to stay and play on the lush grounds, write letters of support to American troops, take home commemorative giveaways, then end the day with the city's fabulous fireworks display, held approximately one mile south of the Truman Library.

The 50th Anniversary of the Truman Presidential Library & Museum is generously sponsored by James B. Nutter & Company, Missouri Division of Tourism, Bank of America, and William T. Kemper Foundation. Media sponsors include The Kansas City Star, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable.

The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is located at 24 Highway and Delaware in historic Independence, twenty minutes from downtown Kansas City, Missouri. There is ample free parking, with numerous nearby attractions, boutiques and restaurants. Families can escape the heat at one of Independence's water playgrounds, located across the street from the Truman Library.

The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is one of twelve presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Since its dedication in 1957, the Truman Presidential Museum & Library has inspired millions of visitors. Step into a replica of Truman's Oval Office, test your Presidential mettle with interactive exhibits, and discover the powerful stories of an era that continues to shape our world today. The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is supported, in part, by the Harry S. Truman Library Institute, the not-for-profit partner of the Truman Library. To learn more about the Truman Presidential Museum & Library and the Harry S. Truman Library Institute, visit www.trumanlibrary.org.

 

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