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Address: 12301 Blue Ridge Ext, Grandview, MO 64030-1159
Phone Number: +1 816-254-2720
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Harry S. Truman worked his grandmother's farm from 1906-1917.

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Self-guided tour, walk the grounds, no access to farm house

There is a lot of history around this little farm house tucked away on the last 10 acres of the original Truman farm. When you get there, do not expect to go into the house, it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
Greg P
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Pearland, Texas, United States
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London, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

No big sign on the road. No brochures in the box and no details about the telephone tour which is advertised on the pamphlet box. This would appear to be on the pamphlet which was missing. Think of adding this detail.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Spent 10 minutes walking around. No brochures,nobody here on a July Saturday afternoon. Yep - looks like a farmhouse. Well kept, and two signs out front with a little information. I suppose farm life was plain, simple, hot and boring. Much like standing out front, looking at a locked up farm house. In Grandview, Missouri. Reflecting on his years here,... More 

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Pearland, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

There is a lot of history around this little farm house tucked away on the last 10 acres of the original Truman farm. When you get there, do not expect to go into the house, it is not open for tours, and there are no restrooms. You can dial the number on the brochure and get a cell-phone based guided... More 

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rockford ,IL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The Truman farmhouse is there on the original site of the family farm. However, it is not open to the public. The only things you will see are two informative signs and a locked white old farmhouse with closed blinds. You can't even look in. We were disappointed. We did travel on the the Truman Library which was very informative.

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Thank teachem4
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Interesting farm house and few outbuildings have been preserved and are in good condition. Unfortunately, tours of the farmhouse are only available in the warmer parts of the year, not in the winter. There is an audio tour available for a cell phone, but it did not work very well as it did not respond to the numbers of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Had a good time visit Truman's house and also where Truman had his first job also go into the visitors center and watch a video for free before you take the tour of Truman's house when you come out of the visitor center and you can also take a horse ride on a wagon

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Olathe, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

There is not much here because the home is closed. I really enjoyed the cell phone tour. It has all the great info a guide would give you. My kids were bored, but they ran around the buildings in the grass and there were a few wild strawberries. It is interesting for adults who like history.

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Thank Heather J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

I thought it was pretty amazing! They left the house just like it was when Mrs. Truman died. His hat and coat are still in the same place he left them when he died. We had a great tour, of just 4 people. Lots of history in that house.

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Thank Levi P
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

The house was closed but I had read about this great American president. Just by walking along the grounds and reading the posted signage on his life was worth the visit. A great man with the kind of humility that is rarely evident among the leaders of today.

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Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

We visited in June, 2013. Unfortunately, the house is closed to the public at this time, but you can walk around the grounds. We did stroll about and there are a few outbuildings. I do hope that sometime the house is reopened.

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