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Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site

7400 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-1801
+1 314-842-1867
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Off the beaten path

Great historic site across from Grants Farm. Learned a lot about the Grant and Dent families and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cliff T
Noblesville, Indiana
A hidden gem right next to Grant's Farm in South County

This tour, movie & museum bring to life the story of Ulysses S. Grant. The short movie gives you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeanne D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7400 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-1801
+1 314-842-1867
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great historic site across from Grants Farm. Learned a lot about the Grant and Dent families and their opposite views of slavery in pre-Civil War Missouri. Julia Dent ( Grants wife) lived in this house and Grant courted her here while stationed nearby at Jefferson...More

Thank Cliff T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour, movie & museum bring to life the story of Ulysses S. Grant. The short movie gives you an overview followed by a tour by a very knowledgeable tour guide and the museum which is self guided. The highlight is the Whitehaven house where...More

Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour offers some interesting information about the home and some of the conversations that were probably had around the dinner table.

Thank LP8011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 12 and 15 year old grandsons for a history visit. The younger grandson was studying the Civil War which made the visit much more interesting. They show a short movie about Grant prior to the tour, worth viewing. After the movie there...More

Thank TravelMan556
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several Grant historic sites. The time period for his house is pre-civil war. The house itself is interesting enough but the museum did an excellent job of deconstructing Grant, looking at both his strengths and reputed weaknesses and discussing them head on. Well...More

1  Thank gnolect
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love history, this is a must see. It is free and you will even get a 30 minute live narrated lesson about president Grant and his family. You can also walk inside the restored home and outbuildings. There is a small museum in...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The book I was reading on our way to St. Louis was "Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule," an historical fiction book about Julia Dent Grant and her personal slave girl, Jule. Much of the early part of the book takes place at White Haven, the...More

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Julie N, Manager at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you came to learn more about Julia and Ulysses Grant!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was on our must do list as we both have the National Parks Passport. Got there early in the am & went right in to see the film. Met up with the docent & walked on over to the home, it was being painted...More

Thank Kitsaattheshore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very insightful regarding Grant's personal life: his marriage to Julia Dent, his relationship with his father-in-law (who was a slave owner). The museum has on display many of Grant's personal letters. Informative guided tour of White Haven, the Dent family farm, where Grant lived with...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped there on the last day to get the senior national park service pass before it went from $10 to $80. I'm a St Louis native, but have never visited before. It was so worth the tour. The movie before the tour was enjoyable...More

1  Thank Marian M
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