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Ulysses S. Grant National Historical Site

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7400 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123-1801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whiethaven is where Ulysses Grant lived with Julia and where Julia grew up. They found it was originally painted green when they were remodeling the house. The house is located right across from Gran'ts Farm and is worth the time to check it out and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Parks run historic site is a grand slam. Although Lincoln is known as the Great Emancipator I'd view Grant as the gentleman that got it done. Lincoln was like the quarterback who gets credit for a 80 yard touchdown pass that was caught...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dennislee52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live about 2 miles from here, and had never gone to this historic site. It’s relatively new, opened in the last five years or so. It’s definitely National Park standard- well done, informative, interesting. A good overview movie of Grant and the amazing difference...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HappySassyGalSTL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our visit to the Grant home and Museum. The Ranger gave us good information and let us visit the house on our own. Then we went to the Museum and learned a lot about the Grant family. Afterwards we drove down...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to St Roberts we stopped at this wonderful historic site. The park ranger led tour was excellent but we especially liked the museum. We thought there would be more people because of Veterans Day but I'm sure everyone that was there enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Y8415NAjosephs
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This National Historic Site is amazing. Beautiful visitors center with lots of history. The main house has been restored and looks amazing. The property is well maintained and the rangers are full of knowledge. Great place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Okie_Ron_1
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The tour is well done and you are able to go in the house (first floor only) and the museum is beautifully done in the former stable. The rangers were knowledgeable and friendly. Allow about 2 hours for a full visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank asford1
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy visiting presidential sites and learning about their life and terms in office. This house and museum did not disappoint.There is an introductory film, followed by a ranger led tour of the house and grounds, ending up in the museum. Be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbielab
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The NPS forest ranger was exceptional, for both his level of enthusiasm and his level of information. Yes, the paint really is Paris green.. with arsenic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Though not a large NPS site it was well worth the trip for this history buff. The Park Rangers were very friendly and passionate about the site. The tour takes the better part of an hour and covers the house and several out buildings. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Emily C
October 22, 2018|
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Response from mom2sophiebeth | Reviewed this property |
The guided portion was maybe 30-45 minutes. But you can spend quite a lot more time there perusing on your own. Lovely museum at the end!
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October 6, 2018|
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Nope, it's free.
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Rosie W
February 23, 2018|
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Yes, our museum is physically accessible for those in wheelchairs or motorized scooters.
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