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Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape 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. ... Read more

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Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape 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. ... Read more

Birding in Peace (Sold Out)

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.

$20 – $25
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Great Trees of Green-Wood (Sold Out)

All Great Trees of Green-Wood tours are currently sold out, but you can purchase tickets to other walking tours by going back to our calendar here. It happens every spring! The flowering trees of Green-Wood explode with color, and it is a visual extravaganza! Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to start Instagram ... Read more

History Happy Hour: Happily Never After Pt. 1

Love and death have inspired artists, writers, and philosophers for millennia. But where do they perfectly intertwine? At a cemetery! You'll hear tales of the lovesick and the heartbroken, as well as tawdry details of dramatic—and doomed—affairs. You’ll learn about Henry Ward Beecher’s scandalous affair with Elizabeth Tilton; the tragic death of Theodore Roosevelt’s wife ... Read more

$20 – $25

Varian Fry: Saving Europe’s Greatest Treasures

In August 1940, journalist Varian Fry set out on a dangerous mission—one of the least known, but most heroic acts of the twentieth century. With the backing of the Emergency Rescue Committee, Fry flew to Marseilles to rescue some of the world’s most famous artists. He carried $3,000 hidden on his body and a list ... Read more

Mortality & Me: Green-Wood’s Book Club

It can be difficult to engage in conversations about death: Will I say the wrong thing? Am I going to offend someone? Who wants to discuss that morbid stuff anyway? Green-Wood’s book club, Mortality & Me, will help make death, dying, and end-of-life matters an easier subject to talk about through compelling books that tackle ... Read more

Arbor Day Tree Planting

Come plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day! Green-Wood is an accredited Level III Arboretum—one of only 27 in the world—home to over 7,000 trees. And the collection continues to grow! Each new planting is selected for its climate adaptiveness, wildlife value, enhancement of the beauty of the landscape, and resilience. Here’s your opportunity to ... Read more

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Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape 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. ... Read more

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Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape 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. ... Read more