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Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb? - Ranger Tour

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Grade Level:
Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
Social Studies


Constructed in 1897, Grant's Tomb is the largest mausoleum in North America. Take a ranger-guided tour of the memorial, learn about its construction, its exhibits, and its legends.

If you want to find out more about its interred residents, the ranger will lead you down to the crypt to answer all of your questions.


Ranger-guided tours are available by reservation only. Group requests are accepted for Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays only, and are contingent upon staff availability. Group requests must be received at least 2 weeks in advance.
Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone. General Grant National Memorial requires one chaperone for every ten students or children. Students and children are required to remain with their chaperones at all time.
To request a ranger-guided tour, please complete the Group Tour Request form. Submit the completed form by either email, e-mail us, or by fax (212) 932-963. 
For more information about group tour requests, please call (212) 666-1640 or email us.


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Last updated: February 16, 2016