Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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Events, Programs, and Exhibits for Friday, April 14, 2017
All events are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
Home School Day at the Truman Library and Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
April 14, 2017
9:00 am-2:00 pm

Home School students are invited to visit the Truman Library and Museum on April 14 for our first ever Home School Day!

A variety of activities for all ages are planned. Older students can experience the White House Decision Center, elementary age students will be guided through fun activities in our galleries. This will include a visit to Truman's Oval Office!

Younger students will go on a scavenger hunt through the museum with Mom and Dad looking for clues to solve!

If Home Schools would like to attend please contact Angela Estep for more information. Email angela.estep@nara.gov or call 816-268-8241.


Permanent Museum Exhibits:

Ongoing Programming:

Talkin’ Truman: Gain insight into the life & times of Harry Truman with Truman Library archivists and curators. Each program features documents, photographs, and artifacts from the museum's rich collections organized around specific themes or stories.
Talkin’ Truman programs are offered on the first Friday of the month, May through September, at 11 a.m. and are included in Museum admission.

White Glove Wednesdays: Learn about some of the rare artifacts housed at the presidential library, as well as how they came to be part of the Truman Library collection. White Glove Wednesdays are offered 11 - 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday, May through September.
Feature Film:

Harry S. Truman: 1884-1972 Narrated by David McCullough

Daily Show Times: Hourly from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This 45-minute film by Academy Award winner Charles Guggenheim examines Truman's life, from his humble birth in Lamar, Missouri, to the courtship of his wife, Bess Wallace, his service in World War I, his entry into local politics under "Boss" Tom Pendergast, his election to the U.S. Senate, and his rise to the Presidency.

Museum Store:

Pay no admission to browse the Museum Store for unique keepsakes and gifts.