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Glenwood Cemetery

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2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
+1 713-864-7886
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Arts trip for art atudents

Surprisingly, this is perhaps one of the more beautiful spaces in Houston. A quiet and serene... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura B
Houston, Texas
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School assignment

My son had a history report due for Texas history. The teacher assigned people from Texas history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark D
Houston, Texas
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Includes the grave of Howard Hughes
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
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2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
+1 713-864-7886
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprisingly, this is perhaps one of the more beautiful spaces in Houston. A quiet and serene place. A great opportunity to investigate Houston history.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son had a history report due for Texas history. The teacher assigned people from Texas history to each student. Part of the report was to have their picture taken next to the headstone of their individual. His was located in this cemetery. When you...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 25, 2017

On our travels we always visit one historical cemetery, so we've seen many. This is the most beautiful we've seen with its rolling green hills, lots of elegant trees and plantings, and numerous VERY impressive statues. In the Spring it's breathtaking, but I'd love to...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Unbelievably beautiful setting in the middle of Houston! See Houston history for free! Terrific monuments!

2  Thank SheriffofTexas
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Glenwood is an old-fashioned cemetery with monuments and statuary honoring those buried there. It provides a little of early Houston's history, but more than that, it's a great place to visit for sheer beauty and quiet.

2  Thank David E
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I never thought that I would be reviewing a cemetery but this place really is beautiful! Elegantly landscaped and very serene. Many of the 'names' of Houston have been laid to rest here over the years. Backs on to the Buffalo Bayou trail.

2  Thank Bondesco
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Such a serene & beautiful setting, you forget you're in a cemetery. Apart from the icons & scions of Houston history being laid to rest there, the statuary & monuments are beautiful. Especially Denton Cooley's heart shaped artwook

1  Thank rbesho
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Love visiting here and seeing all of the old Houston families! Peaceful place! Lots of statues to admire.

Thank bvandoren
Reviewed June 29, 2017

If it is ok for Howard Hughes I think it is ok for anyone! It is a gem hidden in the city. Beautiful and historical part of Houston!

Thank Kat5409
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I've visited numerous acclaimed cemeteries around the country and this one stands out for the elaborate family plots with meticulous manicured spaces and terraces. We spent about 90 minutes looking around. It's a microcosm of landscape and monument architecture.

2  Thank Charles B
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