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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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Owner description: Exhibits and archives relating to Truman's life and administration.
Reviewed May 22, 2013

Harry Truman library is a very nice building with lots of films to watch and so much to read and see. You can spend a short time here or quite a while. Very good library for a fabulous president. Truman and his wife are both buried at the library grounds.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

The museum was fascinating. My children were enthralled by the perpetual flame. They watched it burn from inside since it was raining and very cold outside.They were pretty bummed that it was raining too hard to walk through the garden and get a closer look at the memorial for the Trumans.

Thank VanGoMom
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

This Library and Museum is for the lover of history and uses unique ways to transport you to a very different time through displays and video images. Budget 2-4 hours, and visit Dixon's Chili afterward for the complete Truman experience.

Thank Greg H
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Didn't realize that Truman's was the first one and that when Hoover saw it, decided he would build one also.
The guides and guards were very friendly and helpful. The video shown in the theater was very informative and the tour was great.

We got there around 4:15 in the afternoon and when we asked were told that we wouldn't have enough time to do the tours, but if we wanted to, we could come back the next day on the same tickets.

Thank poppopsilver
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

This is a good library-museum and fitting of former President Harry S. Truman. There are no frills, tells a simple story of success from a farm boy to President of the U.S. He truly was a President that was fair in his decision making and made many historic decisions during his almost a full 8 years. He asked for nothing, but gave much to the U.S. during his presidency. He became president during a very tough time and made decisions that saved more lives than lost. His decision to bomb Japan stopped World War II. I am proud of what President Truman did for our nation and is the only president from Missouri,

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