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Ulysses S. Grant Memorial: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would say the memorial is ok. The views of the Capitol are grand as well as a view of the Washington Monument. The pool behind is drained for what I assume is the winter. If you are hoping to see more than that I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Russell3939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue itself is very impressive and the location provides magnificent views of the Capitol. At the time of writing the reflection pool was empty which was disappointing. However I would recommend visiting for some great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

The statue is very beautiful and fully made in black. It is a great contract to all the white marble around there.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank OCDane
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

Today we went to the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial and it was a great way to honor him. The statue was very clean and well kept. It is also a great spot to take a picture of the mall from. I highly recommend this place!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

Do you know about the history of statues when people are in horseback? Look it up! The kids found it interesting to learn about the position of the horse’s legs as it relates to how the rider may have passed.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 9 May 2019

General Ulysses S Grant was one of the heroes of the US Civil War, and was largely militarily responsible for keeping the Union together. His memorial just a few hundred metres down from the Capitol is a stirring and fitting monument.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

It’s a statue so it doesn’t take long to look at. But it’s a real nice one. And it’s right in front of the Capitol which allows for great photos. Fairly cool.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 9 March 2019 via mobile

This is located near the Capitol building. You can see the reflecting pool and the Washington monument.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank G7308EYmichellew
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Memorial dedicated to Ulysses S. Grant, former president of United Stated in 19th century. Situated in front of Capitol building.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

I loved this memorial, loved the fact he’s on horseback as a General and not as the President of the United States. It’s a very striking monument it’s well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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When we were there in September 2016, everything immediately west of the Capitol which includes the Grant memorial ( there are several different bronze statues that are part of that memorial), was covered up with tarps and... More
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