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Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

1218 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (Westside)
(310) 474-1579
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Ranked #20 of 385 attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
Traveler Description: Small  cemetery with a large number of graves of stars and other Hollywood folk. more »
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London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I had to look for this twice but when i found it, wow what a gem. Hard to find a lot of the names you may be looking for - testament to how unobtrusive and "ordinary" this place is. A quiet oasis in the heart of the city.

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Springfield, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Yes it is tricky to find, with tall buildings surrounding the location. One short block South West from the corner of Wilshire Blvd and Glendon Ave. The Hammer Museum is the exact opposite direction from that intersection. There are small signs the size of "No Parking" signs that say Pierce Brothers, good luck spotting them. Access by an alley from... More

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This was a must see for me, I made sure before I left Australia that this was on our tour. It was a lovely place of rest for so many great stars, Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood and many more...loved it!!!

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birmingham
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

this was a few hours well spent just to see where the famous are buried you see a lot of people walking around with maps . it is hard to find so research online first to get directions

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is just a cemetery. Lots of famous Hollywood types buried there. But it's a cemetery. Very well kept. But it's a cemetery. Very peaceful though right off a busy thoroughfare. But it's a cemetery. Surely can think of something more interesting to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love coming to this cemetery. It's the final testing place of many of Hollywood's biggest stars. I'm only 29 but I grew up watching a lot of them on TV reruns and old movies. It's still crazy to me how you can get within 6 feet of these celebrities now that they're dead, but when they were alive... More

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auburn,ma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a little difficulty finding this place. There's a small side street near a parking garage entrance. Being hidden definitely adds to the charm. There were no a lot of people here and it was nice to stroll around under the trees and see who you can find. Roy Orbison's grave is not marked. There is a bathroom here off... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is not easy to find, make sure you google map it first as the cab driver will have to put it in the gps. Cost about $10 from Beverly Hills to get there but was an easy walk back t Beverly Hills from the cemetary. Lovely small intimate park. Make sure you printout a map before hand of where... More

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Monee, Illinois
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235 reviews 235 reviews
78 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This small hidden cemetery is not only beautiful, it's full of celebrities as their final resting place. You don't really need a map as you can walk the whole place and see the stars graves in a hour or two. Marilyn Monroe's is the most popular here but the nicest memorial is Don Knotts. Everyone from Dean Martin to Frank... More

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I found this place difficult to find. This cemetery is tucked away from the road frontage. It is a small but beautiful cemetery and very serene. I was surprised to find Farrah Fawcett next to Rodney Dangerfied. I had no map with me but i had time. It was definately worth the visit to Marilyn Monroe resting place and to... More

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