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Independence, Missouri

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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


Vaile Victorian Mansion

Recognized as one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in the US, this opulent 1881 estate boasted coveniences such as flushing toilets, a built in 6,000 gallon water tank and a 48,000 gallon wine celler. This 31-room mansion includes 9

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

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...

Parkville Nature Sanctuary

The 115-acre nature sanctuary features hiking trails, waterfalls, wetlands, overlooks and ponds....

Native Hoofed Animal Enclosure

Take a guided safari tour of the animal enclosure. This "wild" ride across 100 acres brings you face-to-face with bison, elk...

O'Malleys' Irish Pub

Live entertainment in three 160-year-old limestone brewery cellars, built 55 feet below ground. Your trip to Ireland without ...