Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

FAQ: Is the Oval Office the same size as the one in the White House?

The Oval Office at the Truman Library was designed to exactly replicate President Truman's Oval Office in the White House. However, because of a blueprint error, the replica was not built to the exact standards of the original.

In comparison:

White House Oval Office   Truman Library Replica
Long Axis: 35 10"   32 9"
Short Axis: 29   27 3"
Height: 18 6"  


Line of Rise:* 16 7"
*the point at which the ceiling starts to arch