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Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, Open 8am-5pm, Onsite parking, Handicap Access, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
+1 504-486-6331
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“weeping angel” (71 reviews)
“above ground” (93 reviews)
“buried here” (31 reviews)
5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, Open 8am-5pm, Onsite parking, Handicap Access, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
+1 504-486-6331
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Reviewed 4 days ago

nick clark with nolacivilwartours is the way to go. the most ornate exquiste cemetery you will ever vist - remember this is still an active cemetery.

Thank 266jimmiet
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very swank cemetery which included folks like Copeland the owner of Popeye's Chicken. The cemetery was well kept with the most usual burials and grave site to view.

Thank pimptown
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone is very kind and helpful and patient with you. All questions are answered or else they will find someone to answer them for you.

Thank COPOUT1311
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fascinating place to enjoy the elaborate tombs of past and present! Take time to walk among the various styles and the time periods of the monuments dedicated to those who have gone before us. I found the artists' work to be beautiful and some...More

Thank Darrel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the few cemeteries that you can actually drive through. Our Southern Style Tour took us here towards the end of our trip. The grave sites are breathtaking to behold. I had heard of the above ground tombs in New Orleans but...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see the Cemeteries. This was amazing and beautiful. Nothing like it anywhere. An experience like not other.

Thank janieking2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide (Tours by Isabelle) brought us to Metairie Cemetery to avoid the large crowds which was an excellent idea that worked well for us. He drove us all over the cemetery and pointed out celebrities who were buried in their "condos". He provided an...More

Thank Linny51
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We drove around the grounds and buildings looking for the funeral home office so we could get a tour CD and map. There is nothing labeled that. But I finally decided to enter what appeared to be the main building (where several hearses are parked...More

1  Thank PrincessPeach71
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is not a resting place where everyday Joe Blow is lied to rest. On the low end you can have a tomb for $78,000. According to our guide a tomb can hold about 70 to 75 people. Over time the heat from the New...More

Thank johnlh
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We Ubered out to the Lake Lawn section and walked around the older section of it. The burial sites are totally amazing and fascinating. The office provided us with excellent maps and other tips about particularly interesting areas or sites. Beautiful shade trees made the...More

Thank Diane K
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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Is this "walk through" only? Can one drive through? Thanks!
19 March 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
So you don't need to have an official tour to go to this cemetery?
7 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
Amy M
Does the cemetary ever open the doors for the Weeping Angel to be on display? If so, what time and when? We are here through March and I'd love to get a better view of it, unless you just have to get lucky when there isnt steam on the windows....
4 January 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.