General Grant National Memorial

Local nameGeneral Grant National Memorial
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

Grant's Tomb, officially the General Grant National Memorial, is the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president of the United States, and his wife, Julia Grant. It is a classical domed mausoleum in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City. The structure is in the middle of Riverside Drive at 122nd Street, across from Riverside Church to the southeast and Riverside Park to the west.

Upon Grant's death in 1885, his widow declared he had wished to be buried in New York, and a new committee, the Grant Monument Association, appealed for funds. Progress was slow at first, since many believed the tomb should be in Washington, D.C., and because there was no architectural design to show.

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Opening hours

Visitor center:
Wed - Sun: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wed - Sun: 10 a.m. - 11. a.m., noon - 1 p.m., 2 p.m - 3 p.m., 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Free talks at the visitor center:
Wed - Mon: 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day: closed


Free admission.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +1 212 666 1640

Address West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027, USA

Coordinates 40°48'48.433" N -73°57'46.982" E

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