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General Grant National Memorial

122nd St And Riverside Dr, Riverside Park, New York City, NY 10027
+1 212-666-1640
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The final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people's gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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122nd St And Riverside Dr, Riverside Park, New York City, NY 10027
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I went all the way up to 120th Street to see this sight. There was some construction fencing around it when I arrived but it appeared to be open. After I walked through the opening in the fence, a construction worker started yelling at me...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The national Park service offers a video that you can watch across the street from the tomb. It was a very well-done movie and we learned a lot about Grant. This is probably the largest mausoleum that we have ever seen. It was worth the...More

Thank eyenurse2
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Was touring Harlem when our guide made a stop here which many of us found curious. We were pleasantly surprised to find a National Parks Ranger available to provide information about the monument, its historical significance, and President Grant's legacy which I knew little. (Other...More

Thank 981Linda
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I'm not american, but had a lot of respect for people of influence like him. A little far from our hotel, but worth the sight. As soon as you enter you feel the peacefulness of the place. Staff was very helping giving information.

Thank Stephane M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Way uptown and off the beaten path on the banks of the Hudson. Good for Civil War buffs and you can access from the Big Bus tour. Small visitors center, nicely done memorial.

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Located in Riverside Park in New York City, Grant’s Tomb is the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and his wife, Julia (1826-1902). Grant led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War and later served two terms...More

Thank burr6013
Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you have any interest in the Civil War this is the place to visit. I was recently here attending a special event in honor of General Grant's birthday. The monument is outstanding and on a par with any of those in D.C. They also...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We recently visited Grant's Tomb, in Manhattan overlooking the Hudson River. It is the largest mausoleum in the United States, was built entirely with donations from the public, and was the largest amount ever raised by the public up to that time ($1.5 million --...More

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

U.S. Grant (1822-1865) is famed as a great general, derided as a bad president (though this view is changing under the pressure of recent great scholarship), and hailed as author of one of the great books not just in American literature but in in world...More

Thank R. B. B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

As a Civil War historian, I have read a dozen books devoted to the life of Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War hero and 18th president of the United States. Aside from the Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., no...More

Thank Taylor B
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