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Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage
1000 Mount McGregor Road Wilton, NY 12831 | grantcottage.org
exterior of grant cottage, a mustard colored building with dark green shutters and dark brown accent trim
historic photo of president grant and his family on the porch of their cottage The Grant family on the cottage porch in 1885.
american flag on top of a hill on a sunny day The overlook boasts a view of three mountain ranges.
reenactor dressed as a soldier standing outside the entrance of a small white tent
orange and yellow leaves on a tree in the fall with grant cottage visible behind the branch
group of reenactors, including both adults and children, dressed up as the grant family posing on the cottage porch Grant Remembrance Day hosted each July at the cottage.
costumed reenactors educating a group about president grant and his family
dried floral arrangements from president grant's death
costumed reenactor giving a living history tour on the porch of grant cottage Living History Tours offered throughout the season.
stone commemorating grant's final view protected in an iron fence with an expansive view of forest and mountains in the background
View from the Overlook
General & Mrs. Grant reenactors at Grant Cottage
blue and yellow historical marker commemorating the fact that president grant lived here during his last days and finished his personal memoirs here
Tour of Grant Cottage
red geraniums with small american flags stuck in them and a full-size american flag waving in the background
porch of grant cottage on a sunny day
Tintype of General & Mrs. Grant reenactors
2018 Grant Remembrance Day
Grant reenactor on Grant Cottage porch

Overview

The U.S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark is the final home of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Commanding General of the U.S. Army, 18th U.S. President, and beloved American public figure. Open May - October.

Grant Cottage is a hidden treasure in the foothills of the Adirondacks. It sits on top of Mt. McGregor and overlooks the Adirondack Mountains to the north, the Green Mountains to the east, and the Catskills to the south. The view is breathtaking and was the last view of our area that General Ulysses S. Grant saw before his death in this historic cottage. The Cottage has remained virtually unchanged since 1885 and still houses the bed on which he died and the funeral arrangements are still intact.

Open seasonally from May through October, entrance to the Cottage is by guided tour only. In addition to the Cottage, the site offers a free audio grounds tour, specialty tours like hiking and historical costume, walking trails, beautiful mountain views, and a visitor center which includes a gift shop and exhibition space.

Admission to the Cottage via guided tour is $12 for Adults, $9 for Seniors (62 & up), $5 for Ages 17 & under, and Free for Children under 6, Active Military with ID & Members.

Please be advised that tours may fill, so early arrival is suggested. You may book your tour in advance at grantcottage.org

Tours begin every 30 minutes, with the last tour of the day starting at 3:30 p.m.

2024 Season: Open 9:30AM-4:00PM

April 27 through May 26 : Friday - Sunday

*OPEN Monday, May 27th MEMORIAL DAY

May 29 through July 14 : Wednesday - Sunday

July 16 through September 1 : Tuesday - Sunday

*OPEN Monday September 2nd LABOR DAY

September 3 through October 27 : Wednesday - Sunday

*OPEN Monday October 14th INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark Coupons

Kids Five and Under Get In Free
Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark
Free Entry for Active Duty Military
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Upcoming Events

Jul
25
Thu
Ulysses & Julia Grant: Dancing on the Edge of the Gilded Age
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 1000 Mount McGregor Road  WiltonNY  12831
Aug
8
Thu
Grant's Funeral: History of Burke's Funeral Home
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 1000 Mount McGregor Road  WiltonNY  12831
Aug
22
Thu
Civil War Music on the Mountain by Dan Berggren
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 1000 Mount McGregor Road  WiltonNY  12831
Sep
21
Sat
Native American Gardening - Grant Cottage Literary Landmark Author Series
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 1000 Mount McGregor Road  WiltonNY  12831
Oct
5
Sat
Like the Fabled Centaur: The Horsemanship of Ulysses S. Grant - Grant Cottage Literary Landmark Author Series
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark 1000 Mount McGregor Road  WiltonNY  12831

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