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This Italianate-style brick house, with original furnishings, looks very much as it did in 1865 when a group of townspeople presented it as a gift to Ulysses S. Grant on his victorious return from the Civil War.
All reviews original furnishings suggested donation piece of history white house guided tour american history civil war quick tour the kitchen self guided per adult front porch well worth the visit second floor nice tour general store his wife
Beautifully preserved piece of history. Lots of details about a great President. We really enjoyed the knowledgeable guide and the ability to take the tour at our own pace. The display of White House China was very cool.
First, to clear up some of the confusion I experienced before our trip: There is no set admission fee; the house and the tour are free. There is, however, a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children. Also, contrary to what Google...More
Visiting this house was fascinating to me. This man was President and, of course, the General that led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy. It is a home that is mostly intact with original artifacts and furniture of the Grant family. A modest...More
If you, like me, love this kind of stuff: you will like the Grant home. You probably could have guessed that.
If your spouse/kids hate this kind of stuff, they will be fine. It’s a short tour (less than an hour to see the whole...More
We took our 4 teenagers to this place while on vacation. They all complained that we were going to some boring museum but once the tour was over they all said they were so glad we went. The home is beautiful and so interesting to...More
We enjoyed the tour very much--we knew very little about President Grant before--and were very impressed with him after we learned about what he accomplished. The tour was also special when you find out that 90% of the homes furnishing that you see are original...More
There are a number of steps from the street below. There is a very small parking lot next to the building next door or you could go s drop off. The stairs inside the house to the second floor are narrow and slightly steep... More
There are a number of steps from the street below. There is a very small parking lot next to the building next door or you could go s drop off. The stairs inside the house to the second floor are narrow and slightly steep. There may be an elevator as I have a vague memory of the area in the main floor foyer. Worth seeing!