Museum

The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library is open to the public.

Operational Guidance

  • You must wear a mask to enter Mitchell Memorial Library and the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
  • We can not provide guided tours during this time.
  • Library capacity is limited. Please call or email us if you have any questions.

For more information on Library hours and updated operational guidelines, please visit https://guides.library.msstate.edu/coronavirus.

Our Museum presents the four eras of Ulysses S. Grant’s life – cadet, general, President, and elder statesman – as an engaging, interactive experience.
Image from the Grant Museum.

Stroll through the galleries and learn about Grant’s love of family, his military career, and his public life.

Image of exhibit in the Grant Museum.

Explore the character traits that made Grant an exceptional figure in our nation’s history.

Image from an exhibit in the Grant Museum.

Discover Grant’s beliefs about the enslaved, his military duties, and his representation of the U.S. to the world.

Features

Image of life-size statue from the Grant Museum.
Life-Size Sculptures
See Grant as a West Point cadet, as commanding general of the United States Army, as the nation’s 18th President, and as a statesman writing his memoirs in the last days of his life.
Image of funeral cortege exhibit from Grant Museum.
The Seven-Mile Funeral Cortege of Ulysses S. Grant
View this prized book of photographs from Grant’s funeral procession through New York City electronically and discover notable personalities and landmarks during the largest funeral in American history.
Image of video screen in Grant Museum.
Films and Interactive Media
Engage with the context of the times and discover intimate details of Grant’s personal life and beliefs.
Image from an interactive exhibit in the Grant Museum.
Interactive Activities
Express your opinions, send postcards of your visit, and more.