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Laurel Hill Cemetery


3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19132
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 215-228-8200


Laurel Hill Cemetery


(??.? miles from you)

3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19132
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Laurel Hill is America's first National Historic Landmark cemetery. Numerous prominent people who impacted the histories of our city and nation now rest here, including inventors, industrialists, politicians and w

From its inception over 180 years ago in 1836, Laurel Hill has been as much a place of rest for the dead as that of recreation and education for the living. Today, the site is open daily with free admission, and welcomes tourists, joggers, bicyclists, picnickers and dog walkers. Laurel Hill also offers unique public tours and events throughout the year.

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Why You Should Go...

Laurel Hill is America's first National Historic Landmark cemetery. Numerous prominent people who impacted the histories of our city and nation now rest here, including inventors, industrialists, politicians and war heroes. The site's beautiful green space is further complemented by its breathtaking art, sculpture and architecture. Nestled on a scenic bluff high above the Schuylkill River, the site also affords spectacular views that can't be found elsewhere!

From its inception over 180 years ago in 1836, Laurel Hill has been as much a place of rest for the dead as that of recreation and education for the living. Today, the site is open daily with free admission, and welcomes tourists, joggers, bicyclists, picnickers and dog walkers. Laurel Hill also offers unique public tours and events throughout the year.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:

9:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Bicycle, Free On-site, Bus

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Private Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Laurel Hill holds 78 acres of land nestled high above the Schuylkill River. Visitors are welcome to walk or drive through the grounds. Stop in the office and gift shop for free maps and/or activity packs for kids. Open daily with free admission. Free parking is located across from the Gatehouse. 

Fun Facts

Several movies have been filmed at Laurel Hill including "Rocky Balboa," "Creed," "Transformers" and "Law Abiding Citizen." 

Six Titanic passengers are buried at Laurel Hill. 

Among Laurel Hill’s most visited "permanent residents" are Harry Kalas, announcer for the Phillies and General George Gordon Meade, victor of Gettysburg. There are approximately 75,000 souls interred in the cemetery and 33,000 family monuments. 

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Why You Should Go...

Laurel Hill is America's first National Historic Landmark cemetery. Numerous prominent people who impacted the histories of our city and nation now rest here, including inventors, industrialists, politicians and war heroes. The site's beautiful green space is further complemented by its breathtaking art, sculpture and architecture. Nestled on a scenic bluff high above the Schuylkill River, the site also affords spectacular views that can't be found elsewhere!

From its inception over 180 years ago in 1836, Laurel Hill has been as much a place of rest for the dead as that of recreation and education for the living. Today, the site is open daily with free admission, and welcomes tourists, joggers, bicyclists, picnickers and dog walkers. Laurel Hill also offers unique public tours and events throughout the year.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours:
9:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Bicycle, Free On-site, Bus

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Private Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Laurel Hill holds 78 acres of land nestled high above the Schuylkill River. Visitors are welcome to walk or drive through the grounds. Stop in the office and gift shop for free maps and/or activity packs for kids. Open daily with free admission. Free parking is located across from the Gatehouse. 

Fun Facts

Several movies have been filmed at Laurel Hill including "Rocky Balboa," "Creed," "Transformers" and "Law Abiding Citizen." 

Six Titanic passengers are buried at Laurel Hill. 

Among Laurel Hill’s most visited "permanent residents" are Harry Kalas, announcer for the Phillies and General George Gordon Meade, victor of Gettysburg. There are approximately 75,000 souls interred in the cemetery and 33,000 family monuments. 

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