"Let Us Have Peace."

The final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people’s gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.

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As part of Native American Heritage Month, come explore Ulysses S Grant's Native American "Peace Policy." Discover the complex story of how President Grant tried to improve relations with Native Americans.

NPS celebrates Native American Heritage Month

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An important message from the National Park Service regarding peaceful assembly and participation.

Black and White Lithograph of US Grant and Aide shaking hands with Native Americans

Native American Heritage Month

Join us on November 11th to commemorate U.S. Veterans, & November 21st and 28th as we Celebrate Native American Heritage Month,

A Park Volunteer talks with visitors inside the Mausoleum

What is Open at the Memorial?

Find out what the latest operational status and site access is during the COVID-19 Recovery

Historic photo of the General Grant National Memorial, black and white.

History of the Tomb

The memorial to two-term president and defender of the nation is a great place to learn a little bit more about the history of America.

A videographer films a three people walking up the stairs of the Mausoleum

Filming and Special Use Permits

Find out about what you need to hold a special event, assembly, or do professional video or photography at General Grant National Memorial

A ranger giving a program in front of the light granite columns, steps and eagle statue of the tomb

Ranger Programs and Tours

Coming soon: Virtual Tours of the Memorial

A portrait of Ulysses S. Grant

The Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Learn more about the life of a four-star US Army General, and 18th US President Ulysses S. Grant

Ranger and students walking up steps in front of large columns of Mausoleum

Free Educational Opportunities

The Memorial offers curriculum-based activities that support educational standards. Transportation grant funds available in 2020!

Last updated: November 28, 2020

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