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Forest Lawn

Open Now: 08:00 - 19:00
Open today: 08:00 - 19:00
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Interesting Tour

Went on a guided walking tour at Forest Lawn. I had been hearing for a while that it was a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Buffalo, New York
via mobile
Nice Place to Walk, Run, Take a Tour,

My siblings and I conducted our own tour of this cemetery. The grounds are beautiful and include... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fishkill, ny
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“buried here”(42 reviews)
“rick james”(41 reviews)
As one of the first rural cemeteries in the United States, Forest Lawn – located in Buffalo, NY – is at the heart of Western New York’s cultural tourism renaissance. Its first interment took place in 1849; today there are more than 161,000 permanent...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on a guided walking tour at Forest Lawn. I had been hearing for a while that it was a good place to experience. I recommend it. There is a lot of Buffalo history you can learn, and the stories and artistry of what you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My siblings and I conducted our own tour of this cemetery. The grounds are beautiful and include over 250 acres. President Millard Fillmore is buried here as well as many other famous people. There is a wonderful creek running through the grounds and there are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to see where President Millard Fillmore was buried. What a stunning and most interesting cemetery. We explored it on our own, but next time will take a bus tour. There's a section for the firefighters that has a unique design that shows great...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Aunt was buried here. The Chapel had pews that were donated by her. Her second Husband was buried there before her.

Thank mrszacc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us that went on the Forest Lawn bus tour. What fun! Not only did we see how beautiful this cemetery actually we learned some history of Buffalo. It was an all around wonderful two hours spent learning all about our ancestors...More

Thank jmbdnb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a 2 hour walking tour of Forest Lawn with a docent. It did turn out to be a little longer, but we appreciated the time. There were people dressed in character at some of the famous sites and they spoke of their...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of our 50th reunion people took this tour as part of our weekend get together. It was absolutely packed with information on the cemetery's "residents". We had a wonderful day weather wise......If you have problems with heat stay near the front. The AC did...More

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I'm a hug fan of strolling through a good cemetery and this one doesn't disappoint. Take a drive through, pull over and park on the road wherever you wish. Walk about and take in all the interesting mausoleums and gravestones. A must see when in...More

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Forest Lawn is a must see for tourist and locals. The general area is beautiful. Trees, hills,creeks and the monuments of some interesting people. I enjoyed reading the epithets, some are amusing. It's history outdoors.

Thank jayceejsc
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This cemetery has sooo much history, beauty and overall peacefulness. It is an awesome place to ride a bike, walk the grounds or take a tour. The docent was excellent. The bus ride is very entertaining and informative.

Thank tfiordaliso
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Jennifer G
28 September 2018|
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Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
You are free to see the beauty of Forest Lawn at your own pace.maps are available & office staff are helpful if needed.
25 June 2017|
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Response from sstarks | Property representative |
Yes allow at least two hours for the trolley tour
19 August 2016|
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Response from unitedstates2015 | Reviewed this property |
They do have tours of the grounds, however not sure of times or dates. Google Forest Lawn Cemetery located in Buffalo NY. It should have all the info. The tours are very informative and interesting. There is a lot of... More