The Harry S. Truman Farm Home, also known as the Solomon Young Farm, is a historic farm property at 12301 Blue Ridge Blvd in Grandview, Missouri. The farm property, first developed in the 1860s, was the residence of future U.S. president Harry S. Truman from 1906 to 1917. The house is part of Harry S. Truman National Historic Site, and is a designated National Historic Landmark.Work out when and for how long to visit Harry S. Truman Farm Home and other Grandview attractions using our handy Grandview day trip site.
Harry S. Truman Farm Home reviews
My boys and I decided to go see the Truman Farm Home. There was not much to see as we could not go inside anything We did enjoy the audio tour. The origial lot was much bigger than it appears. We... more »
Sadly this was closed when we visited but we were thrilled to be able to drive right up to it and walk around the grounds. Thrilled that this is still here and being looked after. Even though it's..... more »
You can visit any time, but the National Park Service does in door tours only twice a year. Great way to spend an hour if you like history. Usually in April during Truman's birthday celebration, and then one Saturday in either September or October for the guided, informational tour. As always, National Park Service staff and volunteers, as well as Grandview Historical Society members were excellent and knowledgeable.
The old farm house was cool. We went when the parks and rec where there (2x per year). They had amazing amount of history to share (which made it way longer than I was looking forward to). You can go anytime of the year, just grab the brochure and call the number to listen to a recorded tour while walking around the outside of the house. It's almost worth making the trip if you're history buff, but kids will be bored out of their minds.
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