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Bellefontaine Cemetery

4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
+1 314-381-0750
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Great driving tours

Stopped at the building at the entrance and the nice woman at the desk gave me a driving tour guide... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
tdugp
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Garden Plain, Kansas
Some Darn Much History on 300 acres

My Great, Great, Grandparents are buried there and I wanted to see their last resting place... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
John D
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Bellefontaine is a historic, active cemetery & arboretum, with renowned architecture, a rich cultural history- and we're open everyday! Come visit us!
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“william clark” (16 reviews)
“buried here” (19 reviews)
“white line” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
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+1 314-381-0750
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"buried here"
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"civil war"
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"driving tour"
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"fascinating place"
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"resting place"
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"re enactment"
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"tiffany windows"
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"free map"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Stopped at the building at the entrance and the nice woman at the desk gave me a driving tour guide to the trees and famous people in the cemetery. Very easy to follow and well marked. If you enjoy cemeteries as we do, this is...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

My Great, Great, Grandparents are buried there and I wanted to see their last resting place. Bellefontaine is just south of Ferguson, just west of the river and next to some defunct(looks defunct) industrial site. It was a large farm back in the 1800s. It...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had driven through this cemetery our last trip to St Louis but didn’t have a map that time. We decided to head back, get the map and see some of the famous graves. It really is easy to follow the map through the cemetery....More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We arrived close to closing, so we just drove through. It's a beautiful setting. At the visitor's center, push the button and they will buzz you in. They have a free map you can get that shows the most famous burials. It was a nice...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautifully kept. Make sure you pick up a map at the office. It was easy to walk round and very pleasant under the shady trees.

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This was a super stop for us on our little get away to St. Louis! The office provides different self guided tours, and you can drive around in your car and visit each grave. We saw unusual grave markers, historically interesting markers (like Clark of...More

Thank Brenda G
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

While visiting my son and his family, they decided to plan some sightseeing that they told their sons was a "Mystery tour". We were totally taken by the historical relevance of the place. Enter on West Florissant Ave. We stop at the office and got...More

Thank LenEvanston
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

See Mausoleum Row, William Clark, William Bouroughs, Sara Teasdale, Adolphus Busch and so many soldiers from both sides of the Civil War. Amazing free driving tour, pick up at front office and other free tours listed on website. A must see for historians.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We got a guided tour, and it was absolutely wonderful. It is a nice car drive through, even without a guide, but knowing the stories behind some of the stones and monuments adds much to the experience. The neighborhood itself leaves a little to be...More

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I've been on multiple tours at this cemetery. Sometimes just with my wife, sometimes with the whole family. The guides have always been informed and entertaining, the insights into St Louis history very interesting, and the "behind the scenes" nature of some of the tours...More

1  Thank J S
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keepingitsimple
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Response from Brenda G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you’re asking...there are special tours, but we just used a pamphlet provided and did a self guided tour.
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