Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees, including timed entry or reservation fees, may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

Park Passes
America the Beautiful Annual Pass


New Military Pass for Veterans and Gold Star Families
New Military Pass for Veterans and Gold Star Families



Entrance into the site is free. Guided tours of the Main House are also free, however advanced reservations are strongly recommended for groups of 15 or more. Call (314) 842-1867 Ext. 229 to make group reservations.


Although Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site is a fee-free park, our cooperating association, JNPA, sells the America the Beautiful Annual and Senior Passes in our park store as a courtesy to visitors.

Access, Military, and 4th Grade - Every Kid Outdoors passes are also available at the site. The Access, Military and Senior passes are free but require verification of disability, military status, or age. (You must be at least 62 to purchase the Senior pass.)

Interagency passes include:

  • Annual Pass: $80
  • Annual Military Pass for Active Military: Free
  • Lifetime Military Pass for Veterans and Gold Star Families: Free
  • Annual Fourth Grade Pass for US students in fourth grade: Free
  • Annual Senior Pass: $20
  • Lifetime Senior Pass: $80
  • Lifetime Access Pass: Free

Further information about passes can be found on the America the Beautiful pass webpage.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

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Mailing Address:

7400 Grant Road
St. Louis, MO 63123


314 842-1867

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