Local Area Attractions
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun
Open daily May 24 to September 1 (operating dates and hours subject to change without notice). Attractions include largest tropically themed water park, thrilling rides, special entertainment in the Tivoli Theatre, Forum Amphitheatre featuring Laser Light Show and more! For more information, visit their website at: www.worldsoffun.com
Truman Library and Museum
Enjoy the exhibits, A/V shows and memorabilia on Harry S. Truman’s presidency and private life. Favorite exhibits include those of the Second World War, United Nations, Marshall Plan and Truman’s famous 1948 "Whistlestop" campaign. Then visit the grave sites of Harry and Bess Truman in the Library’s courtyard.
Jackson County Courthouse-Truman Courtroom
Presents a program about Truman and Independence in the courtroom where he served as Presiding County Judge.