Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Truman Library Events Schedule


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Events, Programs, and Exhibits for Saturday, April 20, 2019
All events are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
Harry's Hop 'n' Hunt
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Front lawn
April 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Celebrate Easter with the beloved Harry's Hop 'n' Hunt event, where the White House Egg Roll comes to the Heartland in a free day of family fun. Join us for a fun day featuring the egg roll, several egg hunts, story times with famous faces from around town, a live performance from KC's kid-cool rock band The DooDads, kids activities and more-all free for the whole family! Plus, an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny himself! As the event wraps up, dozens of vintage cars will meet at the Truman Library for a Car Cruise and Show leading to the Independence Square.




Noteworthy

Permanent Museum Exhibits:

Ongoing Programming:

Talkin’ Truman: Gain insight into the life & times of Harry Truman with Truman Library archivists and curators. Each program features documents, photographs, and artifacts from the museum's rich collections organized around specific themes or stories.
Talkin’ Truman programs are offered on the first Friday of the month, May through September, at 11 a.m. and are included in Museum admission.

White Glove Wednesdays: Learn about some of the rare artifacts housed at the presidential library, as well as how they came to be part of the Truman Library collection. White Glove Wednesdays are offered 11 - 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday, May through September.
Feature Film:

Harry S. Truman: 1884-1972 Narrated by David McCullough

Daily Show Times: Hourly from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This 45-minute film by Academy Award winner Charles Guggenheim examines Truman's life, from his humble birth in Lamar, Missouri, to the courtship of his wife, Bess Wallace, his service in World War I, his entry into local politics under "Boss" Tom Pendergast, his election to the U.S. Senate, and his rise to the Presidency.

Museum Store:

Pay no admission to browse the Museum Store for unique keepsakes and gifts.
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