Evening Highlights of Hollywood Tours


  • May 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the beautiful and historic Hollywood Cemetery. Established in 1847, Hollywood Cemetery is a magnificent example of the rural garden style cemetery and was one of America’s first parks. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism, and some of the more famous of its over 80,000 residents, including well-known writers, politicians, Confederate notables and two United States presidents.

$15 per person.
$5 for Valentine Members.
Walk-ups welcome.
Cash or check.
On-street parking.

Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city’s rich past, present and future.