With over 160 years of history, beautiful Bellefontaine Cemetery is both a local landmark and a tranquil final resting place.


As of April 6, Bellefontaine Cemetery's 314 acres remain open to the public during this COVID-19 pandemic. We remind individuals to practice social distancing, so please stay at least 6-feet away from other visitors. Our gates are open to the public from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily, and are locked promptly at 5 p.m. Please check back here before visiting so you have the most up-to-date information.

The Other History Museum

Established in 1849, Bellefontaine played an important role in the early growth of St. Louis, and is the final resting place of many historical figures.

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The Other Scuplture Garden

Historic buildings, mausoleums, and monuments make Bellefontaine a compelling destination for any architecture enthusiast.

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The Other Forest Park

Discover the magnificent trees and lovely gardens that grow in Bellefontaine’s 314-acre arboretum.

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Where to Begin

Use this guide to learn how pre-planning can benefit you and your loved ones.

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Burial Options

With over 300 acres of property, Bellefontaine has many options to meet your burial needs.

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Memorials & Monuments

We can design a range of unique memorials to honor your loved one, from obelisks to statues and cenotaphs.

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Questions to Ask

Cemetery selection is important but difficult, and these FAQs can help you and your family make the best decision in a difficult time.

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