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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

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

Pioneer Spring Cabin

Austere two-room cabin offers a look at life 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

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

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...

Platte County Courthouse

This elegant structure built in 1866, has been fully restored. Bonnie and Clyde gang member, Blanche Barrow was tried and co...

Liberty Hills Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Vaughn Orchard

Cider, apple butter, cider jelly, barbecue, apple fritters, fried apple pies and caramel apples all prepared on site. Educati...

Jesse James Bank Museum

Site of the first daylight bank robbery during peacetime, step back in time and tour this landmark. Hear the tale of this fi...