City of Independence Parks, Rec. and Tourism


Independence National Frontier Trails Museum

Discover true American legends in Independence, Missouri. Located just minutes from Kansas City, Independence is a bucket-list destination for any history buff. Explore 16 group-friendly heritage attractions from pioneer adventures to president Harry S Truman. Take time to explore the historic Square, filled with specialty shops and unique restaurants. Independence can enhance your tour with special experiences including horse-drawn carriage rides, a Harry Truman impersonator and encounters with pioneer people of the past.

Truman Library

Nearby attractions:

  • Harry S Truman Library & Museum
  • Truman Home National Historic Site
  • National Frontier Trails Museum
  • 1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home & Museum
  • Bingham-Wagonner Estate
  • Vaile Mansion
  • Mormon Visitors Center
  • Community of Christ Auditorium & Temple
  • Historic Independence Square
Vaile Mansion


  • Attractions
  • Lodging
  • Theatre
  • Brochures
  • Transportation
  • Dining/Banquet
  • Itinerary Planning
  • Shopping
  • Step-On Guide
  • Complimentary welcome bags for groups with overnight stays

Open year round.

City of Independence Parks, Rec. and Tourism

210 W Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-325-7816
Fax: 816-325-7932


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