Rosehill Cemetery Walking Tour in Chicago

7 Ratings

$20

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Take part in a historical walking tour through the largest cemetery in Chicago. Check out some of the biggest names in Chicago throughout a 350-acre cemetery.
Duration:  1hr 45mins - 2hrs 15mins
Cancellation:  2.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Get a chance to witness the final resting places of such historic names, such as Oscar Mayer.
  • Visit the crypt of a Nobel Prize Musician who was also Vice President of the United States.
  • Learn where one family decided to go after the closing of the old Chicago City Cemetery.
  • Hear stories about why some of the gravestones are a bright blue and others are not.

What's Included

  • Guided tour of Rosehill Cemetery.

Additional Information

  • Strollers and children welcome. Kids aged ten and under go free!

Rules

  • No pets or alcohol allowed.

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Nancy
Sep 15, 2020
Our guide was so fun and knowledgeable. He veered off the path when we expressed an interest in something. Our only regret was not seeing more. So, we will need to return!
Wendy
Jul 2, 2019
Very informative. I learned about Chicago history as well as cemetery history.
Cecily
May 6, 2019
Great walking tour! So much fascinating info about the cementary and who all is buried there! Larry was an awesone tour guide! Must see the stunning Tiffany windows at the Mausoleum too! Need another day to see more!

Location

Meeting location:  5600 N Ravenswood Ave

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