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Lakewood Cemetery

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Address: 3600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-3889
Phone Number: 612 822 2171
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country

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Beautiful Cemetery

I discovered this cemetery while researching family history. The staff on hand to assist were helpful and the actual grounds were stunningly beautiful and well-kept.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen B
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Bradenton, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No way to talk to anyone. Only a kiosk for locating a gravesite and the computer was not working. A map on the wall of the kiosk area was so high, I couldn't see section 20 where Find-A-Grave.com said the grave was located. Spent about 1 hour and then finally found the grave after walking the entire time, up and... More 

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Thank Alice S
Minnesota
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I discovered this cemetery while researching family history. The staff on hand to assist were helpful and the actual grounds were stunningly beautiful and well-kept.

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Thank Karen B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lakewood Chapel is a gem of old-world craftsmanship. A serene spot with beautiful mosaics. Well worth a visit.

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nola
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146 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

this cemetery is really big and beautiful. the modern mausoleum is surprisingly beautiful. H.H.H. is there - its nice to pay homage to him. there are some interesting tombs and gravestones but the cemetery ( and the city ) isn't very old so its not as much fun walking around and trying to garner much history from the inscriptions

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sloopy79
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My kids and I like to drive through this cemetery. They have some very cool old headstones and mausoleums. We have also seen several deer hanging out in the cemetery. It is a large cemetery located close to Lake Calhoun.

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florida
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691 reviews
367 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

If your in the city its worth taking a ride through the cemetery. There are many interesting grave markers some of famous people who lived in the city

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Groton, CT
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280 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is a beautiful place with nice views. It is visitor friendly and an easy tour on bicycle or car. There is a visitor's center and a map is available showing several points of interest.

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Thank Peter P
Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I understand that a cemetery of this magnitude is busy with funeral arrangements and burials, but was disappointed by the cold, borderline curt reception I received by the staff. I have a relative buried in the veteran's section and asked for details about his burial. I was told they have no records. I find that unlikely. I find it more... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Just a lovely walk/ drive through the large cemetery. Beautiful stones and grounds. you must see the gorgeous mosaic chapel. Names you know.. Hubert.Humphrey Curt Carlson

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Thank Sally C
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59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The Memorial Day service at 10:30 is a real treat for me every year. I have family interred at Lakewood. They go all out to make the service a real tribute and an enjoyable experience. The readings are great, the speakers are always interesting, the gospel music is like z concert. At the end of the service they release the... More 

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