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Address: 937 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050-3646
Phone Number: 816-836-3466

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Very personable and informative staff

This is where you get the tickets for the Truman House. We were pressed for time but were sorry we could not stay for the film.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you get the tickets for the Truman House. We were pressed for time but were sorry we could not stay for the film.

Thank GardaGal0912
Union, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour Guides are very knowledgeable of all the are LDS history. Had only intended to see Liberty Jail, but ended up at Far West Historic Site and the valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman. much of the exhibits are hand ons and very well done.

Thank swso638
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly missionaries there to help you. Hands-on and audio/visual exhibits to learn about Mormon history in the region. Tours are guided. Clean, comfortable facilities.

Thank Caleb S
Kennewick, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

the volunteers were knowledgeable and helpful. We were short on time but felt that our needs were accommodated as well as possible

Thank 579steve579
Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Our family of six went here first thing, and we were put with a group of other families for a tour. The tour takes about 30-40 minutes and I learned a lot about the people that settled there. My teenagers also learned a lot. They had a room where kids could pretend to drive a covered wagon, and other activities.... More 

Thank AZ_85203
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent presentation of history of LDS church in this area. Nice commentary on family. Very welcoming with nice presentations.

Thank Faun H
Chico, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Like other church visitors centers, the LDS center in Independence has the same exhibits about church beliefs and doctrines, but then it branches out to share some of the history of LDS adherents in that area. Since Hubby and I both had ancestors who followed Joseph Smith to Jackson County, Missouri, we spent a couple of hours hearing about that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A beautiful place to walk out of the world and feel peace, even if it's only for a while. The missionaries are so sweet and welcoming. It's a must see if you are visiting Independence!!

Thank Bethe B
North Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice visitor center. Helpful information about city historical cites. Most info concerned Harry S Truman. An informative 12 minute video about the life of Truman. Some store items for sale.

Thank christopherM8134MB
Provo, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Found in Independence Missouri, nice air conditioned building. The people give a very nice tour, which contains many examples of early Mormon pioneer life in Missouri.

Thank Cliff J

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