• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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  • New expanded days!

    As of April 9th 2014 we will be open Wednesday through Monday until further notice. We remain closed on Tuesdays. Operating hours will remain the same.

Things To Know Before You Come

General Robert E. Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Court House

In 1966, mosaic murals by Allyn Cox were added to three lunettes inside Grant's Tomb. The murals portray scenes from three of Grant's greatest campaigns.

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Public restrooms are available at the visitor center.

The mausoleum, constructed during the 1890's, does not have wheelchair access.

Eating, drinking, gum chewing, and smoking are prohibited inside the building.

Cell phone use is restricted; please silence your device(s) while in the building.

Personal photography is allowed. However, a permit is required for any filming
or commercial photography, or any activity with the potential to impact the
resources or other visitors within the boundary of General Grant National
Memorial. This includes the exterior space on the steps and the plaza. For more information please click here.

Did You Know?

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ULYSSES S. GRANT, THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS WARRIOR AND STATESMAN OF MODERN TIMES, THE CAPTAIN WHOSE INVINCIBLE SWORD SAVED THE REPUBLIC FROM DISMEMBERMENT, MADE LIBERTY THE LAW OF THE LAND; A MAN TOO BROAD FOR PREJUDICE, TOO HUMANE TO DESPISE THE HUMBLEST, TOO GREAT TO BE SMALL AT ANY POINT. IN HIM THE NEGRO FOUND A PROTECTOR, THE INDIAN A FRIEND, A VANQUISHED FOE A BROTHER, AN IMPERILED NATION A SAVIOR. - Frederick Douglass