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Independence, Missouri

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Harry S. Truman Courtroom and Office

Restored office courtroom used by Truman while gresiding judge of county court in 1930s. Sound and light show, "The Man from Independence," on Truman'

Independence, MO Museums

Mormon Visitors Center

Learn about the key roles Mormons played in the early and tempestuous history of Independence. See rare artifacts, exhibits and artwork documenting the history and belief of the Saints. Of particular note is a two story mural entitled "The Second Coming of Jesus Christ."

Independence, MO Museums


National Frontier Trails Center

During America's expansion in the 1800

Independence, MO Museums

Truman Presidential Museum and Library

Multimedia and interactive exhibits on Truman Presidency. Artifacts and materials from Truman Administration. Oval Ofice reproduction. White House gallery. President and Mrs. Truman's gravesites in courtyard. Film on Truman presidency by award winning filmmaker Charles Guggenheim. Children'

Independence, MO Museums

Things to do near Independence, MO

Lone Jack Battlefield Museum and Cemetery

Wooded park setting, pavillion, museum offers electronic map, period artifacts, large lighted dioramas of battle scenes....

American Angus Hall of Fame

View the national shrine of Angus history. Over 100 years of Angus cattle history depicted by photos, awards, documents and r...

Wentworth Military Academy

Wentworth Military Academy, founded in 1880, is one of the nation's oldest and most respected military schools. The cadets co...

Linwood Lawn

This 26 room mansion remains much as it was when built in 1850 for $85,000. "Touring this home is well worth a drive of sever...

Watkins Mill State Park

Adjacent to Watkins Woolen Mill, 818-acre park features small lake for boating, fishing and swimming, with asphalt biking and...