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.
Plan a Visit to The Woodlawn Cemetery | Bronx, NYC, Westchester County
Visitation hours are 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. every day.
Our normal office hours are Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
In the event of inclement weather or high winds, please call ahead to ensure we are open or contact our concierge staff on our home page to immediately answer any questions you may have.
Our office is closed on Sunday and for the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Out of respect for those who rest here in our care, we strictly limit the type of recreational activities permitted here. You are welcome to take a guided tour of the cemetery or to photograph the grounds. Please read our visitor guidelines for more information.
We are pleased to allow photography for personal and commercial purposes. Out of respect for our families, please visit our administration office and request a photography form. You will be required to complete and submit the form prior to shooting video or still photography. Our administration office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.Monday through Saturday. If you need further information, please call at 718-920-0500.
Metro North Railroad From Grand Central Station: Take the Harlem Line local train (North White Plains). Exit at Woodlawn Station. At top of stairs, turn right. Cemetery Webster office is to the left across the street.
Subway: Take the #4 train (Lexington Avenue express or local) to the end of line – Woodlawn Station. At base of station, walk about ½ block. Jerome Avenue entrance is on the right. Or, take the #2 or #5 train to 233rd Street Station. Walk 3 blocks along 233rd, downhill. Cross over Webster Avenue. The cemetery entrance is on the left.