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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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We had a nice visit in the small museum and visitor center before taking part in a ranger led tour... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
charlesc285
Well-worth a visit, even with young kids

I had never realized the significance of the period of life that Grant spent in Missouri. The... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
mjmazur291
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“civil war” (48 reviews)
“white haven” (20 reviews)
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7400 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-1801
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+1 314-842-1867
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"civil war"
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"his life"
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"house tour"
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"visitor center"
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"minute film"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had a nice visit in the small museum and visitor center before taking part in a ranger led tour of the house. I thought the ranger was informative and interesting to listen to. We learned quite a bit about Grant and his family. Worth...More

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Julie N, Chief of Interpretation at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for sharing your positive experience! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and learned more about Grant and his family.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I had never realized the significance of the period of life that Grant spent in Missouri. The exhibits and tour are detailed and paint a clear picture of the character of Grant and his family, the affairs of the time, and the ways in which...More

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Julie N, Chief of Interpretation at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you had a good experience at our park. Our staff takes pride in our park and enjoys sharing their passion with visitors, especially children!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

As my wife an I are history and National Park/NHS enthusiasts, we made sure we stopped at the Grant site for a visit and to get our National Park Passport stamped on our trip to see St. Louis! The site itself is a bit out...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We long forget the man who fought the war for Civil Rights then as a president continued the long-enduring battle to become a hero of our nation. The 23 minute video aptly describes the life & battles of US Grant -- while we studied this...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The tour is about 35 mintues long. The Ranger takes you in and talks about Ulysses Grant life and the ties to the house. They have a repical of the clothed that he and his wife wore the local girl scout unit made it. The...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Very neat historical site in the middle of the city. You are required to take a guided tour in order to see the inside of the house, but it is free. The grounds are beautiful and offers insight to the life of the Grants. Parking...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This site has well-presented information about Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant. To enter the home, you must go with a ranger who gives overview information and then you walk through the rooms on your own. You can visit out-buildings on your...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I hope you get a chance to visit the Grant Historical Site. It was very cool and the staff was very friendly especially the person at the front the front desk. We went on the tour and it was great. The tour guide was awesome...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We are history buffs. Even our kids enjoy history. There is a nice museum that is self guided and free along with a 20 minute film about Grant's life. Grant's house is available on a guided tour. There are also several out buildings. I would...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A relatively small, but important, part of Grants life came to dramatic life under the guidance of Ranger Ashton. He provided interesting insight on Grants St. Louis connection, from Paris green to winter kitchens. The museum was small but purposeful. Though the main attraction is...More

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Julie N, Chief of Interpretation at Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are so glad you had a good visit and learned more about Grant and his life.

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Yes, our museum is physically accessible for those in wheelchairs or motorized scooters.
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