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Elmwood Cemetery

824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Cemetery tourism is not just for New Orleans and Savannah!

This lovely historic cemetery has tours and events lead by knowledgable, enthusiastic staff. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Natalie H

What a beautiful, serene place to see the graves of many people who played major roles in,the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This lovely historic cemetery has tours and events lead by knowledgable, enthusiastic staff. We attended Mother's Day tea in the fairly new chapel which included the typical tea offerings as well as an interesting talk about the history of the cemetery, including notable residents, followed...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful, serene place to see the graves of many people who played major roles in,the history of Memphis and Tennessee. The entry gates are so beautiful too. The office has any information if younneedma grave location they can help you.

Thank dedot1015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a super hot day, feel free to stay in the car and drive through the audio tour. If your into historical grave yards or odd headstones this place is fantastic! There's so many beautiful statues, but not much shade along the path. If your...More

Thank chris d
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was a fascinating trip from beginning to end. Stop by the house for a audio CD and a look around. Then follow the journey and get out at least a few times. There are many works of art to be appreciated here as well...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We participated in the "Scoundrels and Scandals' tour at the Elmwood Cemetery. What a great afternoon! Dale, our guide, shared all sorts of information and provided us with a memorable experience. This particular tour isn't offered often so hopefully the next one will coincide with...More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Stopped here whilst doing a horse and carriage tour. It was very interesting. Recommend visiting if you have time

Thank Help56
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a beautiful cemetery and so full of history. We ended up walking around for about 2 hours. Worth the time.

Thank Hall7454
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I paid for the audio tour but actually turned it off very quickly because it was more pointing out the famous graves and for us this is not what we really care about that much. If you do like your local history...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Elmwood has so much history to tell from the grave & beautiful monuments of artistic significance which can never be matched or duplicated by future generations.

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Interesting history of Memphis here, many old graves and Architecture, many buried from the yellow fever outbreak in the late 1800's that decimated the population here, also many Civil War Graves as well as famous Memphis residents. You can do a car tour where you...More

Thank Mark D
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10 July 2017|
Response from dedot1015 | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery is in South Memphis, just South of downtown in an undesirable area for those who are unsure which way to go. My advice is to contact a tour company or your hotel concierge to recommend local transportation. We... More
10 July 2017|
Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
It's in Memphis right on the edge of historical Central Gardens neighborhood where we live. Just a turn off Lamar ave. Don't miss the Cooper Young district while in the area. We love to do progressive evenings by walking... More
11 June 2016|
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