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Elmwood Cemetery

824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Very entertaining and informative

We participated in the "Scoundrels and Scandals' tour at the Elmwood Cemetery. What a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne F
Caledon, Ontario, Canada
Very Interesting

Stopped here whilst doing a horse and carriage tour. It was very interesting. Recommend visiting if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Witney, United Kingdom
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824 S Dudley St, Memphis, TN 38104-6005
+1 901-774-3212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Thank Help56
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a local cemetery that contains Memphis history. You can understand Memphis by visiting this cemetery. It has tours that demonstrates who is buried there - from victims of the yellow plague to the cadavers that our medical students practice on. On halloween the...More

Thank 334nanetteg
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Many times in our travels, we will stop to visit historical cemeteries. It is interesting to see the very old gravestones, different styles, depending on the location wherever in the different parts of the world we are visiting. Sometimes they are quite elaborate. We have...More

1  Thank sandra n
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Our only opportunity to visit this historic cemetery was on a Sunday. Unfortunately, we did not review the website enough to understand that the guided tour is not available on Sunday. However, we did walk and drive through a large portion of the place. Pretty...More

Thank recentRetiredGuy
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A nice stop for a photo bug! Beautiful monuments. The audio tour is not available on Sunday, however we got around just fine enjoying a snowy morning. Enjoyed watching a red fox prowl the cemetery and photographing beautiful old monuments. A great find in Memphis

Thank Topgun48
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would this attraction be good for kids? They love a good ghost story!
12 June 2016|
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Response from ListenLinda1 | Reviewed this property |
Lisa B
Do they have maps of "people of interest/history" ? Where they are buried, who they are?
4 May 2016|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Yes and a CD you can listen to in car to guide you through is also an option. Don't miss it.