We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 5255 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630
Phone Number: 773-539-8442 / 708-788-8442
Website
Today
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 4 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 0
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Lots of history

I believe that this is one of the older cemeteries in the city, and as you walk among the tombstones, you will find some very old ones. It is very peaceful and well-kept.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Allen21096
,
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago CityPass|Save up to 52% on 5 admissions, compared to booking separately
Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of C...
Museum of Science and Industry
Museum of Science ...
360 Chicago
360 Chicago
Willis Tower - Skydeck Chicago
Willis Tower - Sky...
The Field Museum
The Field Museum
Buy a Pass
$96*
and up
Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
449 reviews 449 reviews
81 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I believe that this is one of the older cemeteries in the city, and as you walk among the tombstones, you will find some very old ones. It is very peaceful and well-kept.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Espanola
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The cemetery is gorgeous. One of the staff at the cemetery should be avoided at all costs. Quite frankly, she is the meanest person I have ever run across at a cemetery. If you have to go to the cemetery office, head for the far left hand side of the counter and the office staff there.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chicago,Illinois
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

I have relatives buried here so have been visiting this cemetery since I was a little girl. I was always fascinated by the beautiful green house and conservatory though that is no longer available. Since visiting the Czech Republic I am reminded of the castles there when I enter in through the gate here. It is interesting to read the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
296 reviews 296 reviews
185 attraction reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

This cemetery was supposedly founded back in the 1870's because an Irish priest refused to bury some Czechs. It is beautiful and unusual, with a gate resembling a Bohemian castle. Highlight are the mausoleum of Chicago mayor Anton Cermak, killed by a bullet intended for Roosevelt; the lovely "Mother" statue and the eerie "Pilgrim"; the large chapel (used in an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Bohemian National Cemetery also viewed

 

Been to Bohemian National Cemetery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bohemian National Cemetery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?