A group of friends and I took the door here. It was a great tour. Very informative. The history was interesting. Amazing how many influential St. Louisians are buried here!
Lots of history here, many famous people are buried here, including William Clark of Lewis and Clark and too many others to name. Read up on the graves before you go or arrange for a tour. I'm not a graveyard kind of person, but this was a really fascinating place!
While I'm not usually one to visit cemeteries, this was worth the trip. You can get a guided tour, however, we chose the self-guided tour with the map provided by office. Some of the stones are amazing, the architecture of the mausoleums is very diverse, and many famous/infamous people are buried there. A good free attraction if you have a... More
This is a must walk thru if you are in the area. I will have to upload some photos. Some famous locals are buried here along with civil war vets. There are some fabulous memorials, etc. The visitor center has a nice map with interests located and a book available for purchase (worth the small price) describing some of the... More
We decided to do the driving tour on a drizzly summer afternoon. I would recommend you pay the $5 for the detailed book at the gate so you get some of the detailed history behind the gravesites. Lots of civil war and westward expansion history if thats what you like. Something to do on a blue day with older kids.
This is a great visit (for adults) if you like historical sites. I love taking black and white pictures of gravestones. Ask about millionaire row and be sure to peak in the tombs. The stain glass, angles or other statues overlooking the departed is beautiful. I had my husband drive along behind me as I walked the site. My children... More
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