A Place Filled with History!
Laurel Hill Cemetery, a beautiful 78 acre tract of land, is the final resting place of numerous famous Philadelphians as well as thousands of others. Visitors can take a tour of the cemetery and learn about the lives of those buried there, their histories and legacies. Whether you join a guided walking tour or take a self-guided audio tour, you are sure to learn a lot about this historical site in Philadelphia.
In addition to being a peaceful place to honor the dead, Laurel Hill is also a beautiful and relaxing place for a walk or picnic. Sculptures, artwork and a diverse collection of trees and other flora bring visitors from all around to relax in the shade or take a stroll along the river.