Graceland Cemetery

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Chicago claims one of the country's legendary Victorian graveyards. Many of Graceland's tombs are artistically and architecturally renowned and embrace the remains of more than a few famous Chicago...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 8am-4:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Sunday Group Tours Aug-Oct Adult $15; Senior $10; Student $10

  • Historic Sites: "Stop at the office, near the historic entrance, for free, self-guided theme tours through Graceland Cemetery."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The cemetery has been an "Oasis of Art, Architecture, and Landscape Design since 1860."

  • Sightseeing: "As with a visit to almost any cemetery, pets are not allowed on the grounds."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Known as the "Cemetery of Architects," Graceland is the final resting place of some of Chicago's most famous public figures, including the father of skyscrapers.

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