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Green-Wood Cemetery

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Hidden Gems Trolley Tour with Marge Raymond

Marge was a fantastic tour guide. She had limitless information about the history of the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Beautiful place filled with fascinating history

Took a tour with guide James Henry of NYC Cemetery Tours. I learned so much about the history of... read more

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I've been here several times and have taken the trolley tour, taken a tour of the crypts, and also visited for the Battle of Brooklyn commemoration. There's a lot of interesting history here and it's definitely worth the visit. No bikes allowed inside the grounds,...More

Thank AndyJo1974
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Marge was a fantastic tour guide. She had limitless information about the history of the cemetery. There was so much she shared with the group that I was compelled to take notes to match my photos. From personal stories about the deceased to American history...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took a tour with guide James Henry of NYC Cemetery Tours. I learned so much about the history of this stunning place, as well as interesting tidbits about a few of the half million “permanent residents.” The architecture is gorgeous, and the landscaping incredible. I...More

Thank Shauna_C_news
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful trip through history in a beautiful, sylvan setting- fascinating group of people here, with no fanfare- so bring your phone to do the research. One find of the day- Alexander Hamilton’s granddaughter, the widow of the commander of Union Forces for most of...More

Thank BobHaberski
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for one of the spirited strolls around Halloween. I have been dying to do this so I finally dragged my husband to one. It was a perfect Fall day for the stroll so we were thrilled. The weather had...More

Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends and took the two hour trolley tour. The hard seats were very uncimfottable.Our guide was very good.

Thank len16107
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tours here are great--informative, fun and beautiful. If you want you can bring a picnic to enjoy the parkland as visitors did in the 1800s. (Not that many people do it today, but it is lovely). The vistas are gorgeous.

Thank sputnitsa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the cemetery many times for many reasons. Some sorrowful, some educational and something fun. Come to Greenwood cemetery to memorialize loved ones or check out their website for educational historical tour, Birding or just a nice walk around. But please remember...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t look at photos before going and so didn’t anticipate it being so hilly. Also, while the main “streets” are accessible, the paths that cut through some areas are not! Not complaining, it is a beautiful resting place and the free map is absolutely excellent...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Impressed by the grounds of this 478 acre cemetary park. They have taken care of this area and improved with the generations.

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I have not BUT a friend has and enjoyed the experience.
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Trolley tours are great. Heated in the winter, A/C for the summer and you can see more of the 478 acres. There are 3 different trolley tours. They are on Wednesday and Sunday at 1:00 PM. All 3 go to Battle Hill with its... More
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