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Vaile Victorian Mansion


category : Museums
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 marble fireplaces and spectacular painted ceilings.


Admission: $5 adults, $3.50 srs. $1 ages 6-16
Hours: Apr-Oct & all Dec. 10-4 Sat, 1-4 Sun, Season: Apr-Oct, Dec.
Address: 1500 N. Liberty St.
Phone: 816-325-7430

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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

Harry S. Truman National Historic Site

Home of the 33rd President, Harry S. Truman, his wife Bess and daughter Margaret. During his presidency, the home at 219

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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

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