We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lakewood Cemetery

3600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-3889
+1 612-822-2171
Review Highlights

Most people think I am Crazy when I say this is a Must SEE place ! The Chapel is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hutchinson, Minnesota
I regret visiting in winter, need to be back to see it all

I just visited yesterday initially to visit Tiny Tim's crypt as I just learned he's laid to rest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eva A
Bemidji, Minnesota
Read all 104 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“buried here” (13 reviews)
“mosaic tiles” (4 reviews)
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
3600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-3889
+1 612-822-2171
Write a ReviewReviews (104)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people think I am Crazy when I say this is a Must SEE place ! The Chapel is beautiful and stroll through the grounds is impressive with Minnesota notables and huge memorials !

Thank GuyDudeBro69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just visited yesterday initially to visit Tiny Tim's crypt as I just learned he's laid to rest there, and ended up touring all through the mausoleums. It was a lovely time just taking in as much as I could while I was there. I...More

Thank Eva A
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Taking a tour of the noteworthy sites in the Minneapolis area, we took a drive through Lakeside Cemetery. It provides a beautiful repose for the departed and provides visually stunning works of art for the living to behold. The monuments and various sepulchers are true...More

Thank Rome M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is an AWESOME Cemetery, it's so BIG. Very interesting to see all the different tombstones. It's fun to drive around and see all the wildlife, they feel right at home. I actually have a father in law buried here, and it's nice to visit.

Thank JoAnn16
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Too bad you have to die to spend an eternity here but the views are spectacular. A gorgeous park, hills trees, some VIPs buried here.

Thank Markphmnh
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lucky enough to have friends and family interred in this iconic setting. The grounds are spectacular and the drive through the grounds offers multiple opportunities to stop and walk among family plots that encompass a tremendous piece of Minnesota history. The chapel is definitely a...More

Thank JLo5424
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were very impressed by the size and appearance of this cemetery. It was very interesting to look at the different monuments.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The location, near Lake Calhoun, is beautiful. The grounds are meticulously maintained. You can see the graves of Hubert Humphrey, Paul Wellstone, Pillsbury. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank cbarnyt
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Beautiful architecture. The chapel building is on the national register of historic buildings. Really a stunning small building. The cemetery is also a wonderful place for a leisurely bike ride.

Thank rhankey
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is the most beautiful and well kept cemetery in the area. A wonderful and pleasant place for quiet reflection amid the history of The Twin Cities. Many monuments reflect famous citizens. Best to drive thru while stopping often. No bikes! The tulip display in...More

Thank danielkleber
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Minneapolis
Moxy Minneapolis Uptown
1 review
1.24 km away
Lakeland Inn
3 reviews
2.80 km away
Val U Stay Inn
4 reviews
2.80 km away
Sheraton Minneapolis Midtown Hotel
285 reviews
3.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Victor's 1959 Cafe
301 reviews
1.16 km away
Grand Cafe
108 reviews
1.18 km away
Lucia's Restaurant and Wine Bar
215 reviews
1.01 km away
Pizza Luce - Uptown
117 reviews
1.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Harriet
546 reviews
1.23 km away
Lake Calhoun
557 reviews
1.34 km away
Lake Harriet Band Shell
112 reviews
1.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lakewood Cemetery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines