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Bellefontaine Cemetery

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

We enjoyed seeing the large tour made available to visitors. Be sure to stop and grab a brochure... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
mmdanks2017
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North Mankato, Minnesota
Fascinating cemetery!

There is a lot of history here. If you have ancestors who were not Catholic, look to see if they... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
The_Heritage_Lady
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Orlando, Florida
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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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4947 W Florissant Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63115-1496
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+1 314-381-0750
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We enjoyed seeing the large tour made available to visitors. Be sure to stop and grab a brochure to follow along. The beauty and historic value of the grave sites were very humbling to see.

Thank mmdanks2017
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There is a lot of history here. If you have ancestors who were not Catholic, look to see if they are buried here. It's a beautiful cemetery close to downtown St. Louis

Thank The_Heritage_Lady
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was one of the most interesting experiences, visiting this incredible cemetery. The history behind the monuments is fascinating. If you stop in the office they have pamphlets with various driving tours you can take, which really helps. The architecture is also incredible.

Thank readytotravel95
Reviewed 19 June 2017

An amazing array of history in one driving tour. If you like history, and you like architecture, this is a stop you need to make. There are some amazing monuments and tombs that really showed how important many of these people were. The only downside...More

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 13 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

Thank tdugp
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
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

1  Thank jantalking
Reviewed 30 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

Thank michellecramer
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 31 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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