Historic Elmwood Cemetery & Foundation

Historic Elmwood Cemetery & Foundation

Where Detroit's History Endures

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Breaking News

Cemetery Open For Services & Families

Events have resumed!
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Birding 
August 21, 2021 at 9 a.m. Please join birding experts from the Detroit Audubon Society, Grosse Pointe Audubon Society and Wild Birds Unlimited as we walk the grounds of Elmwood and look and listen for birds here in Detroit.  Click here to learn about this and other upcoming events!

Cemetery Tours 
Regular monthly tours have resumed. Please join us on August 7th at 9 a.m. Reservations are required. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. to make your reservation. Small group cemetery tours can also be scheduled. 

Arboretum 
Arboretum tree identification class will be held September 19 at 9 a.m. and our arboretum tour is scheduled for  October 24 at 9 a.m..  Please make a reservation for events by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Please Note Spring/Summer Hours Began May 1st:

Cemetery Grounds Access
Grounds are open DAILY for
your visit or recreation.
     May 1 - September 15
     7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Daily

     September 16 - April 30
     8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Daily

Office Hours
     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Weekdays

     9:00 a.m. – noon Saturdays
     The office is closed on Sundays.