• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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  • Change in closing days

    Starting September 22nd 2014 we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The site will be opened Wednesday through Sunday until further notice. Operating hours will remain the same.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Note: Starting September 22nd 2014 General Grant National Memorial will be closed every Monday and Tuesday.This includes both the mausoleum and Visitor Center.

 
Grant (on horseback) during the Vicksburg Campaign

In 1966, mosaic murals by Allyn Cox were added to three lunettes inside Grant's Tomb.

NPS

General Grant National Memorial visitor center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The mausoleum is open to visitors, Wednesday through Sunday, at the following times:


10:00 AM-11:00 AM
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
4:00 PM-5:00 PM


Free talks are available to the public at the visitor center, Wednesday through Monday, at the following times:

11:15 AM, 1:15 PM, and 3:15 PM.

The site is closed every Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November) and Christmas Day (December 25).

Grant's Tomb may close in cases of inclement weather, such as severe snowstorms. In those instances, please call (212) 666-1640 to verify the opening hours of the site.

Did You Know?

McLean House

According to his memoirs, U.S. Grant was suffering "very severely" with a "sick headache" the day before he was to meet R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. However, as soon as he read Lee's note suggesting they meet to formalize the surrender of the Confederate Army, his headache disappeared. More...