The Deep Pockets Of Graceland Cemetery Walking Tour
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Chicago
Explore Graceland Cemetery's stunning beauty and discover the final resting places of Chicago's architectural visionaries and industrial pioneers on this captivating walking tour.
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Graceland Cemetery - Join my exclusive walking tour to discover the luxurious tombs and intriguing stories of Graceland Cemetery’s most affluent inhabitants!
What's Included
  • Historical photos of each stop in a free app
Additional Information

Dive into this captivating journey through the hallowed grounds of Chicago’s Graceland Cemetery. As we stroll amidst the stunning and serene beauty of historic resting places, you’ll encounter the final resting spots of architectural visionaries like William LeBaron Jenney, John Root, Louis Sullivan, Mies Van der Rohe, and Daniel Burnham. This unique walking tour not only unveils the grandeur of tombs and mausoleums but also shares the stories of Chicago’s celebrated architects, whose creativity shaped the city’s skyline. But our journey extends beyond the architects’ realm, as we also discover the final resting places of other notable figures with deep pockets—pioneers of industry such as Marshall Field, Palmer Potter, George Pullman, Walter Newberry, and more. Their legacies, intertwined with the fabric of Chicago’s history, add an extra layer of richness to this immersive tour.

Location
4001 N Clark St
North Clark Street
The main entrance of the Cemetery is at 4001 N. Clark Street. We will meet by the administration building. There is no parking on site but plenty of street parking on Irving Park and Clark Street.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Bobbychcg
Jun 9, 2024
Absolutely Amazing - I had such a wonderful time. Graceland Cemetery is beautiful. Our tour guide Ronnie Frey from Doorways of Chicago was very informative. I definitely recommend this tour.
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O8474ykjessicas
May 12, 2024
Recommend for weekend Chicago activity - We toured the cemetery on a nice day, very glad I went. The tour wasn't too difficult, it was nice to see all the people who go to the cemetery for different reasons and I found a couple of spots that I definitely will go back to to picnic or hang out. The walk was not difficult, a manageable speed, and I learned a lot about Chicago history and architecture/design in general. If you are an architecture need, well worth your time. I am a native to the city and I learned so much about how the city came to be, makes you look at things a different way.
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