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General Grant National Memorial

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Tips from locals

Cameron
Cameron
November 15, 2019
More widely known as Grant’s Tomb, this is the largest mausoleum in the United States. You can explore the inside of the large impressive stone monument, with occasional access to the crypt. There are reliquary rooms on the main floor with Civil War artifacts, a visitors center, gift shop, and…
Eddy
Eddy
September 6, 2018
This is a gem, most New Yorker’s don’t even know it’s here. Absolutely stunning Neoclassical building housing the famous civil war general and his wife. Next to it is the Riverside Church, also a beautiful building. At 122 and Riverside drive it’s a little longer walk but still easy to get to and…
Patricia
Patricia
October 24, 2019
Historic and beautiful spot in the neighborhood
Michele
Michele
February 25, 2019
So close and kind of interesting. Very pretty views of the Hudson River. A good place to begin a walk through Riverside Park.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
December 1, 2019
Grant's Tomb is located in the median of Riverside Drive at 122nd Street, inspired by the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and designed by John Hemenway Duncan. Dedicated in 1897, the tomb is composed of a domed rotunda whose primary feature is a crypt with sarcophagi containing the remains of President…
Beatrice
Beatrice
December 2, 2019
Excellent vista onto the Hudson River and the New Jersey waterfront...photos plz

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Location
West 122nd Street
New York, NY 10027
Phone+1 212-666-1640
Websitenps.gov
Hours of Operation statusClosed