• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

    National Memorial New York

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?

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant completed his famous Memoirs just days before his death. They have been acclaimed as one of the best military histories ever written, favorably compared to Julius Caesar's Commentaries.