Historic Elmwood Cemetery & Foundation

Historic Elmwood Cemetery & Foundation

Where Detroit's History Endures

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Cemetery Open For Services & Families

Events are Postponed
Due to COVID 19

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Birding and Historic Tour Webinar

Tuesday January 19th at noon, Elmwood partners with Detroit Audubon and Rosann Kovalcik from Wild Birds Unlimited to offer this unique "stay at home" event.  Registration is limited so register today. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elmwood-cemetery-history-and-birds-webinar-tickets-127356403431.

In Person Events POSTPONED

Birding POSTPONED
We hope to resume our events in the spring 2021.  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 POSTPONED
Once the threat of COVID spread is gone, cemetery tours can be scheduled by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We hope to begin regular monthly tours in the spring of 2021.

Arboretum Tour POSTPONED
We hope to resume our events in the spring 2021. Arboretum tours will be held in May and October. Dates will be posted to the website in April.  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 Fall/Winter Hours Began September 16th:

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.