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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205-3320
+1 800-204-3131
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Great place to pay your respects or walk around

This place is huge. Plenty of road to drive around. Grave stones everywhere. The grounds are well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark S
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West Jordan, Utah
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Museum Visit

I had no idea this museum was in the park. Fantastic museum with really great pieces of art. I... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
saw55
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Los Angeles, California
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This famous cemetery has dozens of fancy Hollywood tributes and exhibits, and it attracts over one million annual visitors.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“last supper” (24 reviews)
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1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205-3320
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is huge. Plenty of road to drive around. Grave stones everywhere. The grounds are well taken care of. I saw some people just walking around. Nice and peaceful place to just get away from all your cares in the world and put some...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I had no idea this museum was in the park. Fantastic museum with really great pieces of art. I was lucky enough to see the David Bowie exhibit. I thought I knew allot about Bowie, but I learned so much with the video and walking...More

Thank saw55
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must-do when you visit Los Angeles. Apart from numerous gravestones you can visit a museum with an enormous painting of The last supper/

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The grounds are just beautiful. This really is a must see. The statues to the buildings were amazing. There are many famous people here. They will give a map of the grounds but not tell you of the testing places of the stars. You can...More

1  Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Free entry and gal at sentry entrance provided a map and suggetions on what to see., nice little museum

Thank BarbB2000
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Yes, it was surprisingly a good place for birdwatching. We had some time to kill and we visited Forest Lawn. We were surprised to find a Red Tailed Hawk and some Eurasian starlings there. The place was peaceful and this could have been the reason...More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Hold on.....i know what you're thinking....really? a grave yard!? but it's so much more! they have traveling exhibits for art in one building then in a theater- the resurrection is a must! beautiful statuary and some famous grave sites. my dad saw one of his...More

Thank the-duos
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Losing my mom recently, I visit this place almost every week. This is a place, where you can find peace and quiet in the nature. I feel so rested and relaxed in this park, that l can stay there for hours.

Thank 775marinek
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this place because it was convenient to where we were. We did not have a plan or an agenda to visit famous graves but we were surprisingly pleased with the beauty and serenity offered here. Much history with some beautiful monuments and murals....More

Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went to see my friend's mom. She was near Bette Davis, Liberacci, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Lovely, gracious, quiet. Staff was helpful. Great view of Griffith Park and the Valley. Respectful. Worth a leisurely stroll.

Thank Bijou554
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Christine C
My daughter has read every book available on the life of Walt Disney, so we want to pay our respects when we visit. However, despite reading online that Walt's grave marker is in Forest Lawn in Glendale, a search of his name doesn't return any hits on the Forest Lawn, Glendale, website. Can anyone confirm that we will actually be able to see his grave marker?
7 April 2017|
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Response from jsachanda | Reviewed this property |
Watch this YouTube youtu.be/u7GXWmFywrc
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thebear424
Why can't I take pictures inside the buildings? Is this some post-9/11 or privacy issue? Can I get permission to take pictures inside the buildings?
4 January 2017|
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Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
If you are talking about the crypts I would feel it comes under private property. While it is an enteresting attraction, a certain amount of respect, dignity and decorum should be observed. Not everyone in Forest Lawn... More
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Clyde B
Can you take pictures inside?
27 April 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
You can take pics in the cemetery & outside the buildings but not inside any of the buildings. The chapels, mausoleums & theaters are off limits to cameras. The only exceptions would be weddings & funerals.
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