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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


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

Cool Crest Family Fun Center

The 7,000 sq. ft. arcade features video games and more for the whole family. Four beautiful 18

Independence, MO Recreation

Things to do near Independence, MO

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...

Missouri Veterans Cemetery

Dedicated in November 1999, A new Missouri State Veterans Cemetery is located just north of Higginsville....

Chicago and Alton Depot

Built in 1879, the depot began to fall into disrepair after the last train ran thorugh in 1960. the structure was moved to it...

The Children's Peace Pavilion

The Children's Peace Pavilion is a one-of-a-kind, interactive museum designed to explore essential elements of peace using ha...

Puppetry Arts Institute

Home to hundreds of puppets and marionettes from around the world, including a Punch and Judy collection and puppets from the...