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April 2018

Twilight Tour

Saturday, April 14, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, April 22, 2018

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk - and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you'll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Birding in Peace

Sunday, April 15, 6:30 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, April 29, 2018

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, April 15, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, April 18, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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Twilight Tour

Friday, April 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, April 22, 2018

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk - and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you'll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Eternal Menagerie

Saturday, April 21, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Discover Green-Wood’s furry and feathered permanent residents! As religious motifs or cryptic symbols, animals are prominently featured on many of the Cemetery’s grand Victorian-era monuments and mausoleums. Learn their meaning while also visiting the graves of the few animals that are buried alongside their owners, including such pets as Little Dace, Trilby, and Rex, and a horse that served in the Union Army cavalry.

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Dead Distillers Trolley Tour

Saturday, April 21, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Sunday, August 19, 2018

One event on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00pm

Green-Wood is teaming up with our friends at Kings County Distillery to delve into the storied past of distilling in Brooklyn. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the cemetery’s “permanent residents” with whiskey connections, including the one and only casualty of the Brooklyn Whiskey Wars of the late 1860s and early 1870s. Afterward, the trolley will head to Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where visitors will see first-hand how whiskey is made and enjoy a tasting of four delectable varieties.

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Twilight Tour

Saturday, April 21, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, April 22, 2018

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk - and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you'll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Birding in Peace

Sunday, April 22, 6:30 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:30am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, April 29, 2018

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

Find out more »

Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, April 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
+ Google Map

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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