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Green-Wood Cemetery

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Address: 500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone Number: 718-210-3080
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour

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Well worth a visit even though a Cemetary

We visited Greenwood and not sure what to expect. I loved the film Gangs of New York and Mayor Tweed and Bill the Butcher were buries here. we visited Irving Berlin grave and near... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited Greenwood and not sure what to expect. I loved the film Gangs of New York and Mayor Tweed and Bill the Butcher were buries here. we visited Irving Berlin grave and near this grave is a statue that looks out over the harbour to the Statue of Liberty and it is as though they are reaching out to... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was a very warm day today and I would plan on going at another time of year! That said, the Trolley Tour with Marge was time well spent. The cemetery had beautiful architecture and sculptures. My grandson asked a lot of questions and was definitely interested in the history of Greenwood.

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Staten Island, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Trolley tour was amazing. there is so much history and beauty beyond the beautiful gates. The tour guide Marge was very knowledgable and entertaining

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My friend and I went on the Trolley tour the end of June. Amazing place. So much to see and so much history. Kudos to Marge Raymond, our Trolley tour guide. She is so knowledgeable we learned a lot about the cemetery. When we got to Leonard Bernstein's tombstone, Marge talked about the Maestro and before we knew it we... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I enjoyed the Green-Wood Cemetery Trolley Tour I recently attended, hosted by Marge Raymond, very much! Although I was a volunteer in the Civil War Project at Green-Wood for many years, and often walked around the cemetery on my own, I learned quite a bit from Marge's tour and enjoyed her commentary as we visited various cemetery sights of the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Green-Wood Cemetery is fascinating as its truly one of America's oldest cemeteries. People are buried from the early 1800s.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The big old trees inside really cooled my walk. It could be very quiet inside. So few visitors inside, it was some what scary. It is actually safe inside because the 3 entrances are stuff with security guards.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Cemeteries can be creepy, but Green-Wood is anything but. This landmark's sprawling layout provides visitors with tranquility and history in each visit. Art students sketch drawings for classes, while joggers run along the paths and families take strolls to see which historical figures are buried nearby. Visiting hours in the summer time typically run until 7 pm, but some guided... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

While looking for the burial site of a relative we were directed to Green-Wood. All the staff were extremely helpful from the guard gate area, use of the registry and the office staff. Entering it looks like a movie set with high towering Gothic spires at the gates. Tours can be booked via a trolley detailing the many famous people... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A true Brooklyn treasure! There's so much history and so many interesting graves of important people if you take the time to wander around and look. Go on a nice day and walk aimlessly. You can also got some great views on top of the hills.

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Additional Information about Green-Wood Cemetery

Address: 500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone Number: 718-210-3080
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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