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Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site

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Address: 7400 Grant Rd., Saint Louis, MO 63123
Phone Number: (314) 842-1867
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Alot of detail about General Grant, very interesting! My daughter has always been facinated with General Grant and had read much material on him but she learned quite abit more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Alot of detail about General Grant, very interesting! My daughter has always been facinated with General Grant and had read much material on him but she learned quite abit more by this experience!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We live locally and often visit the historical site for the tours around the grounds (call ahead for scheduling) and for the educational videos they play inside. There is also a medium sized museum area with some children's activities that my boys love (age seven and two). If you are heading to grants farm, you will drive right past the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It's rather disconcerting - and rather wonderful - to come across a site like this in the middle of a city, in effect. The house and surrounding buildings are of considerable interest even without the connection with Grant, and the ranger guided tour was excellent in illuminating the way a household like this worked as a unit, as well as... More 

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Middletown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Nice laid back place to visit. We toured Grant's house and there was a nice museum as well. You can tour the house and the grounds with a guide to tell you about the house as you go along.

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St. Louis, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Hidden in south St. Louis County is Grant's Farm and the historical site across the street. They have preserved and restored the original buildings, with lots of memorabilia, and video depicting the life of this man who made his home here. Best of all, it's all free! (like lots of places in St. Louis)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

What an historical treasure! Another gem by the National Park Service. Comprehensive museum of their personal lives including their residence as well as the rich history of this remarkable man. Corrects misconceptions of this two-term President. He was a highly principled man and dedicated citizen to our country.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

To learn about U.S. Grant's early life in St. Louis is easily explained here. It is a great place to visit not only because of the history of the place but the beautiful grounds. It's real close to ever busy Grants Farm run but this place is very peaceful. The rangers take you on a tour of the house but... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I did not know what this national historical site entailed when I showed up nor did I know very much about President Grant. I watched a short video on Grant at the Visitor Center and then took the guided ranger tour to the house. After touring the house/land, there is a small museum filled with more information. I thought the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When you drive up to the facility you do not expect much, but get past the entrance and you are brought back in time. There is the home of Grant's in laws and the farm buildings and they are well kept, but the museum is the best part of the site. It takes you through the total life of Grant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Although the Dent-Grant house isn't furnished, it was worth seeing (even for its green color!). The main value was the ranger talk about the Grants. But what I really liked was the detail in the museum. If you're interested in General/President Grant, I definitely recommend both the short ranger talk and spending a fair amount of time going through the... More 

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