Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum
The newly renovated Truman Library & Museum takes a fresh look at the President’s life and legacy. Monadnock’s one-of-a-kind media installations underscore the challenges Truman confronted during that crucial period in history, many of which continue to have an impact today.
The Cold War
Crumbling debris and rubble litter the intimate theater, transporting visitors into a destroyed European city after WWII. Using vivid imagery and dramatic lighting effects on all surfaces of the theater, the program presents a visceral and fraught story of Truman’s efforts to contain communism.
Truman's Loyalty-Security Program
This multi-player experiential interactive subjects visitors to the paranoia and fear-mongering of the Red Scare, underscoring the ongoing tension between national security and individual liberty.
An Unlikely President
Who is Harry Truman? This is the question many Americans were asking when Truman assumed the presidency in the wake of FDR’s death. The many challenges Truman faced when he assumed the presidency are brought to life in this panoramic walk-through experience.
Using clever animations and infographics, this interactive explores the complex logistics that went into providing food and fuel to West Berliners during the Berlin Blockade - the first major international crisis of the Cold War.