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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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It’s ok

It’s free. The house itself is pretty underwhelming. You do learn the highlights about Grant and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SaminDC
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DC
via mobile
Good, nuanced presentation of a complicated man in complicated times

This is the family home of US Grant's wife, where they met, fell in love, and lived for 5 years as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ZamiaV
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Miami, Florida
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  • Average5%
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“civil war” (48 reviews)
“white haven” (20 reviews)
“his life” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
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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"white haven"
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"his life"
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"the national park service"
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"wife's family"
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"presidential history"
in 8 reviews
"ranger led tour"
in 7 reviews
"president of the united states"
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"house tour"
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"future wife"
in 4 reviews
"slave owner"
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"visitor center"
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"minute film"
in 9 reviews
"national parks passport"
in 4 reviews
"nice little gift shop"
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"horse barn"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s free. The house itself is pretty underwhelming. You do learn the highlights about Grant and the family he married into. There is also. Free film and a pretty informative, small museum

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the family home of US Grant's wife, where they met, fell in love, and lived for 5 years as a young family with 4 children before the Civil War. The home itself is in good condition but with limited artifacts; we found the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited on Junior Ranger Day with our daughter. In addition to the regular offerings there were some special activity stations set up and a concert at the end of the day. But we did skip the movie, as I didn't think she would sit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house museum is an asset of the National Parks Service. Admission and parking are free. A park ranger offers guided tours. I enjoyed this tour and despite knowing nothing about the general and the president prior to my visit I feel that I know...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I learned so much about the life of US Grant while touring his home in St. Louis. As I listened to the park ranger speak of the life of Grant, I was able to get a grand view of his home- green!!! The original color...More

Thank CathyP1953
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to get a new stamp for my passport and we were heading for Grant's Farm and decided to visit this site first. Watched the movie and then took the guided tour. The ranger was very informative and learned quite a bit more about Grant...More

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We took the range guided tour, he was very knowledgeable. The visitors center is nice. The movie at the visitors center was very informative. there is a nice museum of the time period. I learned some more this time, that i forgot or missed the...More

1  Thank Allen_M_54
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Arrived after last tour, but were added into it and visited house and stable. Did not watch movie. Nice visit, good display of Grant artifacts.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

We visited the Ulysses S Grant National Historical Site recently and while the park itself is very small, it is very well maintained, the museum is packed full of interesting information on Ulysses and Julia Grant and the park rangers were very helpful. We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I was full of knowledge when I left here. Not much inside the house in regards to furnishings but still fun to go look at. Park ranger was excellent. I took a lot of pictures when here.

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