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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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Very good.

My husband is related to the Grants, and a Civil War buff, so this was a good place to come to... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Eleanor G
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West Lafayette, Indiana
Traveler from Denver CO

Visited the Ulysses Grant National monument home and learned quite about this president. His... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
55bchavez
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 7 December 2017

My husband is related to the Grants, and a Civil War buff, so this was a good place to come to contextual is this part of Grant's life. The park ranger was extremely knowledgeable. Our only critique is that the museum, good in its contents,...More

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the Ulysses Grant National monument home and learned quite about this president. His plantation home is tucked away in a green lush area not far to drive to. I was surprised that the two story home looked modern from the outside and was green....More

1  Thank 55bchavez
Reviewed 4 November 2017

My husband and I both enjoy history. We have been trying to visit the homes of many of our past presidents to get an idea of the lives they lived before and after being president. The movie here was quite good and the ranger-led tour...More

Thank Bev01469
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a no-fee national historic site. Definitely watch the video prior to a tour to get a real feel of the man and his struggles during these times. Good learning opportunity for all.

1  Thank Ron T
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great historic site across from Grants Farm. Learned a lot about the Grant and Dent families and their opposite views of slavery in pre-Civil War Missouri. Julia Dent ( Grants wife) lived in this house and Grant courted her here while stationed nearby at Jefferson...More

Thank Cliff T
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This tour, movie & museum bring to life the story of Ulysses S. Grant. The short movie gives you an overview followed by a tour by a very knowledgeable tour guide and the museum which is self guided. The highlight is the Whitehaven house where...More

1  Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The tour offers some interesting information about the home and some of the conversations that were probably had around the dinner table.

Thank LP8011
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We took our 12 and 15 year old grandsons for a history visit. The younger grandson was studying the Civil War which made the visit much more interesting. They show a short movie about Grant prior to the tour, worth viewing. After the movie there...More

1  Thank TravelMan556
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There are several Grant historic sites. The time period for his house is pre-civil war. The house itself is interesting enough but the museum did an excellent job of deconstructing Grant, looking at both his strengths and reputed weaknesses and discussing them head on. Well...More

2  Thank gnolect
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

If you love history, this is a must see. It is free and you will even get a 30 minute live narrated lesson about president Grant and his family. You can also walk inside the restored home and outbuildings. There is a small museum in...More

Thank Laura H
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