Get access to the best of Independence in the Find Your Independence app. Discover a timeline of our city’s history, educational games, and interactive photo filters right at your fingertips.
Download the app to learn more about Independence historic sites in the Tour feature. As you explore the city, you’ll discover our storied past, walk in the footsteps of iconic historical figures, and follow the paths of pioneers while you check out markers with additional information. Stops along the way include the Vaile Mansion, Bingham-Waggoner Estate, National Frontier Trails Museum, Chicago & Alton Depot, Clinton’s Soda Fountain, 1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home & Museum, 1827 Log Courthouse, Harry S. Truman Home, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, and the Public Art Walk.
Kids and adults alike will enjoy playing the Pioneers to Presidents game, where you step into the role of a brave pioneer and earn supplies for your journey as you explore Independence attractions and answer questions.
Snap pictures of your Independence experience with the photobooth, allowing you to see yourself as former President Harry S. Truman, an 1859 Jail inmate, and more.