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

Artifacts from Julia Grant's World Tour.

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

Statue of U.S. Grant on display in front of a quote on the wall reading "Let us have peace".

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

Engraving of a political cartoon on display.

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


Statue of Ulysses S. Grant on display in a 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.

Digital museum display.

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.

Interactive museum display.

Films and Interactive Media

Engage with the context of the times and discover intimate details of Grant’s personal life and beliefs.

Hand touching a button on an interactive digital screen.

Interactive Activities

Express your opinions, send postcards of your visit, and more.