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Lovely old Cemetery

Beautiful old cemetery, easily accessible and open to the public. Mausoleum is a nice post-humous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
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FLW's take on spending eternity open to the sky

This was part of a tour and was definitely more enjoyable for the commentary of the docent. It is... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old cemetery, easily accessible and open to the public. Mausoleum is a nice post-humous construction of FLLWs original design. Visible from the street on a hillside by a pond. Lovely granite work.

Thank nraeanderson
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This was part of a tour and was definitely more enjoyable for the commentary of the docent. It is starkly simple with a feeling of an ancient Greek amphitheater to it. I didn't find it particularly spiritual and it is now a commercial property. You...More

Thank Kurt_in_CLE
Reviewed December 6, 2017

At first, I entered in mausoleums. It was super nice with stained-glass windows. However, we were evidently not in the right place. Thanks to a map we found how to go to the Blue Sky Mausoleum. Once we stopped at the Blue Sky Mausoleum, we...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This aspect of our All Wright All day tour was a little disappointing in that it was built for Darwin Martin, et al but is not utilized for him or his family because he couldn't afford to be buried there...a millionaire gone penniless....sad story. But...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

While driving through Forest Lawn to find this site we stumbled upon many historic gems including the Darwin Martin grave, beautiful mausoleums, deer and a Great Blue Heron. The Wright site was stunning in its simplicity and beauty. The somber military funeral with taps echoing...More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you are a Frank Lloyd Wright fan, this is beautiful! You can see it form the trolley as you visit Forest Lawn!More

Thank rochellec590
sstarks, Manager at Blue Sky Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

I am so happy you enjoyed your visit and tour of Forest Lawn. I hope you had a chance to visit other wonderful Frank Lloyd Wright sites in the area. We do a tour called "All Wright All Day" where guests can visits all the...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed by both the design and the beautiful setting that this was placed in. It is another fine example of Buffalo architecture

Thank matt w
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Considering how prolific Frank Lloyd Wright was, it is amazing that he only designed one funerary piece. Although not the original planned setting, this one is located in a much nicer spot. I understand that spots are still available.

Thank showingmydog
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We had some time to kill as our tour of the Darwin Martin House was not going to happen for another hour, so off we went to the Forest Lawn Cemetery to see Frank Lloyd Wrights mausoleum design. The mausoleum was designed by FLW for...More

Thank John A
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Good commentary by guide on tour. Added to the history of Wright and the Martin family. Can be viewed outside the tour as it in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Thank andreagordon55
sstarks, Manager at Blue Sky Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2016

We are so happy you enjoyed this all day tour experience. We felt that having a guide on board adds value to this excursion since many of our guests are from out of town. I bet even the locals get a chance to learn something.

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Alexandra M
April 18, 2015|
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Response from sstarks | Property representative |
Blue Sky is located on a road that is easily accessible so getting to it is not a problem. You may get a map of the cemetery in our administrative office. I prefer to stand at the base of it and lookup to the heavens... that... More