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Harry S. Truman was one of the most influential people of the twentieth century. His decision to use nuclear weapons ended WWII and saved thousands of American soldiers lives. This is the house that he was born in and features many items belonging to him...More
The Truman Birthplace is small. You can easily tour it in less than an hour. The guides are a wealth of information. There is plenty of parking. When my family and I visit, we also like to walk around the square in Lamar.
This home is in a small town. I would not make a trip just to see it but if you are anywhere near I would add it on. We started at the Visitors Center where the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The home is...More
It's worth the time to stop in the small town of Lamar to see the Harry S Truman birthplace. The house, built in 1880, is restored to appear as it might have been when Truman lived there. A knowledgable guide gave us a very thorough...More
I planned to see this and was not disappointed. The tour is short but informative (the house isn't that big) and I was glad to find they were open. Check opening times as they aren't open every day. There is a small gift shop and...More
Stopped at Lamar as it was halfway to my destination and was pleasantly surprised to see this treasure here. Very close to motel, very sweet guide, and very interesting site. Very well mantained tribute.