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Lakewood Cemetery

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Address: 3600 Hennepin Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone Number: 612 822 2171
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One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country

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Nice place

This cemetary is very well taken care of. They don't allow plastic flowers at all. Hubert Humphrey is also buried here. There is a pond/lake in there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Glenn W
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This cemetary is very well taken care of. They don't allow plastic flowers at all. Hubert Humphrey is also buried here. There is a pond/lake in there.

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Thank Glenn W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Beautifully kept grounds, chapel is beautiful and so much Minnespolis hstory when you look at the headstones

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Thank Terri R
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Hubert Humphrey and Pillsbury and other dignitaries are buried in this beautiful cemetery with lovely views. Worth driving through to see the statuary.

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Thank annchov
Minnesota
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This beautiful cemetery is absolutely beautiful. It overlooks Lake Calhoun, as well as some small ponds. The landscaping is relaxing, and the twisting roads are interesting. There is an interactive computer where one can look up Minneapolis stalwarts such as the Lorings, Skogmos, and other influential families. The old monuments are stunning, as are the several mausoleums. Current graves are... More 

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Thank thorketil
Mission Viejo, CA
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was just recently here. It is a beautiful cemetery, rolling hills, large trees, monuments, beautiful chapel. The staff was also very courteous and helpful. I would have liked more time just to walk around. They have a pamphlet that gives you the location of the graves of some notable people if you have time to take advantage of it.

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Thank MissEllie58
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

What do you say about a cemetery. Itt is beautiful and has a most wonderful chapel. There is so much history in this cemetary, if you get a chance take a tour.

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Thank bondmn
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I recently had the privilege of leading a memorial service in the Chapel at Lakewood Cemetery. Everything about the setting breathed reverence and respect, for both the deceased and for the living.

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Thank Richard R
Galva, Illinois
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100 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

As a Civil War junkie I visit a lot of cemeteries when away on work. Lakewood is one of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever been to.

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Thank Greg P
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

very large, interesting but still a cemetery. Good location near Lake Calhoun. You could make a day of biking and walking

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Midland, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

As the title suggests, make sure you stop by the Info Kiosk at the side of the Admin Building upon your arrival. Great information about the cemetery, including a guide map with key highlights! Lots of interesting history told through the graves and memorials throughout the cemetery, including Hubert Humphrey's Grave, Minneapolis Fire Relief Association Monument, Civil War Monument, and... More 

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Thank Traveling_MandJ

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