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A Unit of the National Park Service, the site serves as the final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia. This is also the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people's gratitude for the man who ended...more
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122nd St And Riverside Dr, Riverside Park, New York City, NY 10027
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My husband wanted to visit the memorial, and I’m so happy we did. The mausoleum is beautiful. Blake, the park ranger, gave a 15-minute talk in General Grant, and he was wonderful. It was a great surprise! The area outside is in a bit of...More
This memorial really demonstrates the significance that General Grant had on the Union victory during the Civil War. This structure is a huge memorial with multiple stories and an impressive green space out front. The building looks as if it was airlifted straight from Washington...More
Lovely memorial and well organized visitor center but the highlight is talking to the parks personnel. Very knowledgeable about Grant and his many achievements and able to educate in an engaging and interesting way. Blake was especially interesting to talk to. Also knowledgeable about the...More
Date of experience: August 2019
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GeneralGrantNPS, Front Office Manager at General Grant National Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019
We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and your conversation with Ranger Blake.
Despite having visited NYC a few times, we had never visited Grant’s Tomb. It is located on the Upper West Side near the Hudson River and although is large, it is almost tucked away. When we visited it was very, very quiet. In fact, we...More
We took the subway here from 42nd St. This is located in a quiet part of Manhattan. It is huge and majestic. It is in a beautiful park with giant trees bordering the Hudson. The structure that houses the sarcophagus of US Grant and Julia...More
This is a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of NY City for part of the day. It was nice to get away from crowds, but also a little sad that not more people want to know about this great Civil...More
We visited here on a lovely Saturday morning. Parking is on the street, but was in abundance when we were there about 11 AM. The visitors center is hidden from view, down a path below the street level on the river side of the site.It...More
The staff was excellent... the mausoleum is stunning. The visitor center well worth it. Beautiful historic site in a gorgeous part of NYC.... no crowds.... lots of green and free! Cross the street and visit Riverside church too....
We visited Grant's final resting place on May of 2019. It's a little hike after getting off the subway. Anyway, it is very impressive, inside and out. There are battle flags from Grant inside and paintings of his victories as well. You can see Grant's...More