Commemorate Memorial Day with a tour of the many beautiful and historic cemeteries of Richmond. Join us to learn about the City’s 18th and 19th century burial grounds including St. John’s Church, the African Burial Ground, Shockoe, Hebrew, Evergreen, Oakwood and Woodland cemeteries, as we discover the landscape designs, artwork and biographies of the notable tenants. Please note that this tour will include walking at several sites.
Reservations Required. Ticket includes same-day admission to the Valentine.
“Our guide was an excellent historian. Great tour!”
Price: $25 per person, $20 Valentine Members, Veterans are free!*
Length: 4 hours
Parking: On Street
Meeting place: The Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street
*Veterans should call 804-649-0711 xt 301 to reserve their free ticket.
- Reservations are required. Admission to the Valentine is included with ticket.
- Parking is available on street and parking restrictions are lifted on weekends and holidays.
- Accessibility- People of all abilities are encouraged to join us for tours. If you have accessibility challenges or need accommodation, please let us know in advance.
- Tours are held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.