The cemetery’s administration office is currently closed. Due to the weather conditions, the cemetery’s grounds are closed to the general public for walking and sightseeing. The cemetery’s grounds are open to vehicular traffic for visitation of loved ones, however, please be aware that conditions might not be suitable for visitors to walk to the gravesite, and visitors will have to make that determination when they arrive. Pedestrians coming to visit loved ones may be escorted by our security personnel, to the gravesite, but there is no guarantee that the security personnel will be able to find the location due to conditions at the gravesite.
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Download the free Woodlawn Cemetery app to navigate through the cemetery’s more than 400 acres. Explore Woodlawn’s rich history with the self-guided walking tours and use the Search feature to discover the final resting places of over 250 famous New Yorkers such as Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Irving Berlin, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Users can view pictures, biographies and multimedia relating to the famous residents interred at Woodlawn.
The specially designed walking tours center around specific themes such as Civic Leaders, featuring illustrious New York names such as Guggenheim, LaGuardia, and Van Wyck; or Entertainers including George M. Cohan, Leopold Damrosch and Irving Berlin.