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Start yoru Independence Tour at the historic Independence Square, where Harry Truman started his political carer and thousands began their trek west on the Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trials. Visitors and locals alike enjoy coming "uptown" for unique shopping, antique hunting and specialty dining. Take a horse-drawn wagon narrated history tour during the spring, summer and fall or hitch a ride in a sleigh during the holidays.


Come visit us in 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

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

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

National Frontier Trails Center

During America's expansion in the 1800

Independence, MO Museums

Things to do near Independence, MO

Parma Woods Shooting Range

Outdoor public shooting range and training center....

Shiloh Springs Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Lee's Summit Historic Cemetery

Burial sites of the Younger family: Cole, James, and Robert, famous outlaws who rode with Quantrill's Raiders and the Jesse J...

Vaile Victorian Mansion

Recognized as one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in the US, this opulent 1881 estate boasted coveniences su...

Watkins Wollen Mill State Historic Site

Daily tours of the 19th century woolen mill and Watkins home. Living history and heirloom garden during summer months. Visito...