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Tours & Events
The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery offer general and special-theme guided walking tours throughout the year.
Regular Sunday tours run through October 28.
The 2018 season of regular public tours has ended.
Nearly all Friends' tours and activities are free to members. Visit the
and join today!
Please note that Mount Hope Cemetery is a natural terrain, and
tours are not always kept to paved paths.
There is often walking in grass, dirt paths, and some hills, particularly in the north end. We recommend comfortable walking shoes -- not open sandals. If you have any questions or doubts about the particular tour you'd like to take, please call ahead for more details.
FOMH TOUR LINE: (585) 461-3494
2018 GENERAL TOURS
The 2018 season of General Tours has ended.
Public Tours: North Section
Sundays at 2 p.m.
April 29 - October 28
North Gatehouse, 791 Mount Hope Avenue, opposite Robinson Drive. Parking available within the cemetery.
$5 per person. Free for
and children under 16 who are accompanied by a paying adult. CASH/CHECK/CREDIT CARDS.
This foundational tour is a two-hour walk of approximately one mile on paved roads and uneven terrain. This overview includes the graves of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, as well as topics of local history, horticulture, geology, architecture, monument symbolism, and more.
Twilight Tours --
Twilight Tours have ended for this season.
2018 THEME TOURS
The 2018 season of Theme Tours has ended.
$10 per person. Free for
and children under 16 who are accompanied by a paying adult.
CASH/CHECK/CREDIT CARDS for tours that begin at the North (Gatehouse) Entrance.
CASH/CHECK ONLY for tours that begin at the South Entrance.
Tours & Events
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