Things To Do

Photograph of a National Park Service ranger leading a tour in front of White Haven
Tourists visit the main house on a ranger-led tour.

National Park Service

There are many things to do and see at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site:

  • Watch the introductory film -- "Ulysses S. Grant: A Legacy of Freedom" (running time 22 minutes)
  • Take a guided tour of the historic home known as White Haven (approx. 30-45 minutes)
  • Visit the historic Summer Kitchen, Chicken Coop, and Ice House
  • Take a self guided walk around the historic trace
  • Tour museum exhibits located in Ulysses S. Grant's 1872 horse stable
  • Participate in a free Junior Ranger program for children ages 5 and up
  • Shop in our bookstore
  • Check our web calendar (link below) for information on upcoming events

Special Events

The park offers special programs and performances throughout the year. Check here for a calendar of events. Note: most programs require advanced reservations as seating space is limited. Please call 314-842-1867 ext. 230 to make your reservations today!


Things to Do in Missouri

If you are planning a trip to Missouri, visit the Official Missouri Tourism Website for additional things to do around the state.

Last updated: May 28, 2019

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Mailing Address:

7400 Grant Road
St. Louis, MO 63123


(314) 842-1867

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