General History Tour, Thursday, February 17 from 10 AM to 12 PM
In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This tour provides an informative overview of Laurel Hill’s long and colorful history, which includes many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views, and legendary stories that afford the cemetery its WOW factor. Laurel Hill has many presidential connections and in the spirit of President’s Day, Tour Guide Rich Wilhelm will highlight a few of these on this special Hot Spots tour.
Hot Spots and Storied Plots is the perfect introduction for anyone who enjoys beautiful art, scenic nature, and fascinating history. Laurel Hill’s experienced graveyard guides offer visitors their own unique perspective.
Tour Guide: Rich Wilhelm
Date: Thursday, February 17
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM
$12/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
$10/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
$7/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries and the Museum
$6/Youth (Ages 6-12)
Free/Ages 5 and under
Please note - youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
tour departs from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822
Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132.
Information on directions and parking and visiting guidelines, including social distancing guidelines, are linked here to better plan your visit.