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Harry S Truman Little White House

Address: 111 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294 9911
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$38*
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Ranked #5 of 71 Attractions in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums, History Museums, Landmarks
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Owner description: As Florida’s only presidential museum, the Harry S. Truman Little White House was the winter White House for this country's 33rd president. Truman spent 175 days during 13 vacations in the home that is filled with original furnishing and memorabilia from Truman’s days. Presidents Taft, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter and Clinton also used the house. Guided tours offer guests a window into the world President Truman and life of a US president.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

very cool. Lots of 6 toed cats. Signs say no sitting on furniture but every piece has a cat lounging on the. Very nice and friendly. Tour guide was very good. He did not rush us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I knew little about Harry Truman until taking this tour. Our guide, George, was excellent and personable. I now want to read more about President Truman. I would recommend this tour for the information provided.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Harry Truman made some incredibly important decisions to end WWII and guide the USA in some difficult times. You really get the feel of what his time in Key West was like. It's a short tour so limited historical information is given but if you are curious for more, there are books available in the gift shop. The docent spent... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

If you're a history nerd like me, this is a great place to check out. I loved seeing firsthand where Truman vacationed - it isn't often that you get to walk around a former President's vacation home!

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Not expecting very much we had an interesting time on the tour and experiencing the history of this little gem.

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Jackson, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

very interesting, nice tour, interesting , historic , approximately 40 minutes, well preserved, nice curator

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Southbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Great tour, we had Jimmy as a guide, he provided good information and colorful descriptions of the property and US presidents who stayed there.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The visit to President Truman's Little White House was truly one of the highlights of our Key West holiday. I found this historical site to be fascinating, as well as beautiful. If you plan to visit Key West and have even a slight interest in American history, you should visit the Truman Little White House! Its very well worth a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Tour of home was interesting. Seeing the home as it looked in the forties was interesting. Restroom facilities are poor for such a well visited place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Neat spot. I think the tour price is too expensive. But go in and read everything on the wall in the gift shop, its the best part.

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