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Bellefontaine Cemetery

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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We were continuing a project we started three years ago.....intended to seek out all of the MOH... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FitzFitz
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Memphis, Tennessee
One of our nation's most beautiful cemeteries!

I visited Bellefontaine Cemetery to visit the grave of Captain William Clark. His grave is a true... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
birdman09
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North Carolina
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Bellefontaine is a historic, active cemetery & arboretum, with renowned architecture, a rich cultural history- and we're open everyday! Come visit us!
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4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were continuing a project we started three years ago.....intended to seek out all of the MOH recipients resting places in this beautiful cemetery but it was just too vast. Couldn't find our way back to the entrance....but it was a nice place to stop....

Thank FitzFitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Bellefontaine Cemetery to visit the grave of Captain William Clark. His grave is a true monument to the importance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. A detailed map marks all the highlights of the cemetery. Who doesn't want to pay their respects to...More

Thank birdman09
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Words cannot describe how great this tour was. If you get a chance, go on this, or one of the other ones offered! Donations accepted. VERY knowledgeable and professional docent! Learn your history in a lovely environment.

Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

An incredible history of St Louis lies within the walls of this cemetery, literally!! What an amazing place of history and architecture. Check out their website for the many events and tours they have. A must if you are a history buff and or cemetery...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great art - great architecture - great history. Bellefontaine Cemetery is a great place to experience all of these. Stop in at the office. The staff is very helpful with maps and self guided tours of the cemetery with highlights and stories of the famous...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I've read many different reviews about cemeteries where the reviewers apologize for reviewing a cemetery and I disagree. Most cemeteries are beautifully maintained and look for the most part, like acres of gorgeous parkland . This cemetery is no different except that there a gorgeous...More

Thank carinabythelake2018
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We did the 3.5 mile self guided tour with map that takes you past all the captains of industry from the 19th century, civil War generals, fur traders and more. It is also a lovely arboretum and fascinating architecture.

Thank 950LindaB
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We arrived to find my husband's 3X Grandfather...checked in at office. Given a map with the site of his grave marked for us. Painted lines around the roadway here is for guided tours to follow. We found the grave site & took pictures. After my...More

Thank apkh0828
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This cemetery & the one next to it are both fascinating! There are some pretty famous people buried in them! So take a drive & check it out. They offer tours too. We just enjoyed driving & walking around this very well kept & historical...More

1  Thank hoss4twa
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A registered botanical park and cemetery. History and Homage to all the greats and modest to Made the City. Lovely spaces, architecture and oh, the stories that are inscribed there!

Thank HeyJerry2011
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keepingitsimple
22 August 2017|
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Response from Brenda G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you’re asking...there are special tours, but we just used a pamphlet provided and did a self guided tour.
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