During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inviting people to take self-guided tours through Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum.

You can drive through the cemetery along 14 miles of paved roadway, or tour our newly painted white line route from the comfort of your car. You can also walk through the cemetery and practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from other people who may be visiting the cemetery at the same time. Dog walking is permitted, but please follow our leash laws and clean up after them. You may also ride a bike through the cemetery by yourself or with a friend. Safe social distancing is recommended for all cyclists, too.

We have maps in a box right outside of our main office door, which is located immediately on the right as you enter the cemetery gates at 4947 W. Florissant. You may tour Bellefontaine Cemetery from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Cemetery gates are locked promptly at 5:00 p.m.

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1904 Worlds Fair Trolley Tour

Aug24
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  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Venue: Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum |
  • Organizer: Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum
  • Phone: (314) 381-0750
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St. Louis once hosted the most unforgettable world’s fair, the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The story of how St. Louis came to be honored as a World’s Fair host and how the fair was carried out can be traced through a number of people memorialized at Bellefontaine. The World’s Fair Trolley Tour will be led by two of our Master Guides.

♦ Seating is limited and reservations are required.
♦ We ask that everyone arrive between 9:30 am and 9:45 am for a prompt 10:00 am a departure.
♦ The Trolley is climate controlled, but weather appropriate clothing is suggested as opportunities to disembark from the vehicle are available.
♦ This tour is free, however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted after your tour.

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