• White Haven Main House and Outbuildings

    Ulysses S Grant

    National Historic Site Missouri

Operating Hours & Seasons


The park is open daily year-round, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The site is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Free interpretive visits to the Main House are usually offered every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 a.m. Typically, the last house visit of the day begins at 4:00 p.m. Due to preservation and safety concerns, space is limited for each time slot and tickets (which are free, and available at the Visitor Center desk) are required to reserve a place. Please note that specific time slots may be unavailable due to heavy visitation, group reservations, maintenance activities, or inclement weather. Please call the Visitor Center at (314)842-1867 or check at the Information Desk for the most current information.


(314)842-1867 (automated system)

After dialing, select from the recorded options to speak to someone at the Visitor Center Information Desk, or to connect to individuals in the Administration, Maintenance, or Interpretation departments.

Did You Know?

Julia Grant with sons, Ulysses Jr. & Fred

Julia Grant with sons Ulysses Jr. and Fred. The picture was taken in 1854, when Grant was stationed on the West Coast. Separated from his family, he asked Julia to send him a picture. Shortly after receiving the photo, Grant resigned from the military to rejoin his family at White Haven.