Laurel Hill Cemetery

3822 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132- Map It
Phone: (215) 228-8200

AAA Editor Notes

Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave. within Fairmount Park, incorporates striking architecture and landscape design elements into its 78 acres. The cemetery represents one of the nation's earliest examples of landscape architecture. It is shaded by large trees and contains interesting statuary. Many notable historical figures are buried here, including 40 Civil War-era generals, Philadelphia industrialists and six passengers aboard the RMS Titanic. A cemetery map is available at the office. An audio tour by cellphone also is available. Guided tours are available.
Grounds free. Guided tour $12; $10 (ages 65+ and students). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Station: East Falls
Hours: Grounds Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30, Sat.-Sun. 9:30-4:30. Tours at 10 a.m., fourth Fri. and second Sat. of every month. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.