824 S. Dudley St.Memphis, TN 38104901-774-3212
OFFICE HOURS Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm | Saturday 8 am - noon
Elmwood Cemetery's grounds are open every day from 8 am till 4:30 pm. There is no admission charge.
Read In Peace Book Club reads The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
5:30 PM -
Join us for some deeply peaceful reading.
The Elmwood Cemetery Read In Peace Book Club announces it's next pick: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. We invite you to read it and join us for an online discussion on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:...
Tales from Elmwood: A Cemetery Walking Tour
10 AM -
Welcome to Elmwood Cemetery.
Buried at Elmwood Cemtery are 80,000 individuals, and they all have a story to tell. Yellow fever martyrs and heroes, Civil Rights leaders, madams, veterans of every major US war, steamboat disaster victims, city movers and shakers, rascals...
Davey Jones' Locker: The Shipwreck Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
12 PM -
It's a tour of the drink at Elmwood.
Shipwrecks were unfortunately common during the Victorian Age, and Elmwood is the final resting place for the sailors and civilians who lived through, and sometimes perished from, these tragic events. We've gathered up the h...
Bicycle Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
2 PM -
Let's bike through the past!
Elmwood Cemetery's winding carriage paths are perfect for bicycling. We invite you to join us for a fun-filled history tour taken from your bicycle! Legendary tour guide Cookie Swain will lead guests through the most beautiful cemet...
Secrets in Stone: Monuments and Their Symbols
Learn the secrets of Elmwood Cemetery.
The monuments at Elmwood Cemetery have their own stories to tell. Carved into the stones are wreaths, scrolls, hands, grapes, anchors, doves, flowers, and so much more. What do these symbols mean? We're offe...
Scandals and Scoundrels: A Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
The Scandals and Scoundrels Tour is BACK!
Elmwood Cemetery is the final resting place of governors, senators, teachers, veterans, poets, holy men and women, all of whom have interesting stories.
But some of the deep history found at Elmwood comes with a questio...
After Hours Tour of Elmwood Cemetery
6 PM -
Let's walk through the cemetery after hours.
Come take a walk through the cemetery after we close the gates.
Join us for this tour and learn about Victorian cemetery symbolism, the yellow fever epidemics of the late 19th century, majestic trees, and the fas...