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Lake View Cemetery

12316 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106


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Self-Guided Tours

Self-Guided Tours

We are pleased to offer two self-guided visiting options for Lake View Cemetery visitors!

Mobile Tours

Enjoy thematic mobile tours from your phone while at Lake View or your computer while in the comfort of your own home. More tours are in the works so check back often! 

Entrepreneurs of Cleveland Tour | Explore the lives and locate the gravesites of great Cleveland entrepreneurs in this virtual Lake View tour.

African American Changemakers Tour | Embark on a journey through the lives of courageous African Americans laid to rest at Lake View Cemetery.

Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Tour | Delve into the lives of courageous individuals and families buried at Lake View Cemetery who risked everything in pursuit of the end of slavery.

Walking Tours

Groups of 9 or fewer planning a self-guided walking tour are welcome, free of charge, during our normal hours of operation.

While you are not required to schedule your group of 9 or fewer, we can provide a free map for each participant and companion materials for the facilitator when you plan ahead. If you wish to use a digital map for your walking tour, click here.

Self-guided tours have access to the cemetery and free admission to the James A. Garfield Memorial and Wade Memorial Chapel during normal buildings hours.

General Information for All Tours

  • Lake View is an active cemetery, please be mindful of active funerals and burials when touring the grounds.
  • Cemetery hours vary by season and may be adjusted for inclement weather and special events.
  • The James A. Garfield Memorial and the Wade Memorial Chapel are open May-October, Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • The James A. Garfield Memorial can be viewed from different vantage points but can only be entered by stairs. The Wade Memorial Chapel is accessible by steps or ramp.
  • For your comfort and safety, please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear.
  • Parking is available along the road in most areas, but please keep all four wheels of your vehicle on the pavement at all times.

Groups of 10 or more: click here for Guided Tours information.  


Please see the form below to schedule your tour or request more information.

Request Tour Info

To request a tour, please contact Adam Clemens, Special Programs and Volunteer Manager, at 216.453.0996 or send a message below.

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