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James A. Garfield Monument

12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
+1 216-421-2665
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Great View from the Top

In and of itself this memorial is not one which will teach you a lot about Garfield nor is it... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Marty D
Denver, Colorado, United States
Go all the way to the top to see the view

Docent gave us a good overview on President Harding. We climbed to the top and took in the view... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
+1 216-421-2665
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

In and of itself this memorial is not one which will teach you a lot about Garfield nor is it particularly attractive, but if you are already a history buff, you'll like it. The view from the top is very nice and the rest of...More

Thank Marty D
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Docent gave us a good overview on President Harding. We climbed to the top and took in the view. Visit the other monuments as well.

Thank Katydid_Katydont
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The exterior of this monument doesn't do the interior justice at all. Once inside, you realize what a feast for the eyes this monument truly is. The mosaics are jaw-dropping, and the stained glass windows truly beautiful. Venture downstairs to pay your respects to the...More

Thank SoapmakingSuzy
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Garfield Monument is very much a focal point of the beautiful Lakeview Cemetery. It is only open to the public at certain times, so be sure to check before making the trip, but even if it is closed, there are many other areas to...More

Thank Criz66
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice little find if you are into presidential history. We stopped here after our trip to university circle

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I had seen pictures of the monument but only exterior ones. Outside it is fine (and includes 5 terra cotta bas reliefs depicting important events in Garfield's life) but gives no hint of the magnificence inside. An imposing statue of the president is surrounded by...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed September 17, 2016

During the Summer, there are free concerts which includes your going to the monument free. Best view in Cleveland when you reach the top.

Thank francia2965
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Climbing all the stairs to get in was worth the effort. The statue of Garfield inside was awesome. Looking around at the various windows and dome was inspiring. I never realized it was that big. Did not go downstairs to the crypt where the caskets...More

Thank Barbyar53
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Seen a movie and had guided tour by park ranger, learned a lot about the 20th president of the United States

Thank 949glennf
Reviewed August 29, 2016

So interesting, and a grew view. Worth a quick visit if you're in the area. The grounds are beautiful.

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February 22, 2017|
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Response from mombodeb | Reviewed this property |
Thielta99, I have a printed walking tour of the cemetery that, in the hands of your kids, will make your tour more of a scavenger hunt that is fun for them. It will also ensure that you see some of the more interesting parts... More
April 28, 2016|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
The Monument is open April 1 thur November. Opens 10 am to 4 pm