Discover Allegheny as an outdoor living history museum! A must see attraction
in the City of Pittsbugh, Allegheny Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark
and her 300 acres encompass a lush landscape rich with history and beauty. 22
Pittsburgh Mayors, stars of the screen and stage, composers, pioneers of aviation
and industry, sports greats, prominent citizens and countless veterans from
every conflict all rest here. A stunning array of memorial statuary in styles
ranging from gothic to modern mingle amoung countless varieties of flora and
fauna in this conserved green space.
Our Tour Guide will accompany your group of ten or more on your chartered bus
or van Tuesday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm from March through
October. Tours are not scheduled the week before Memorial day because of flag
placement and the large number of individual visitors.
A complimentary Guided Tour can be scheduled for 45 minutes or 2 hours to visit
the historical grave sites of Stephen Foster, Lillian Russell, Rosey Rowswell,
Josh Gibson, Charles Avery, Harry Kendall Thaw (Girl in the Red Velvet Swing),
famous Military Figures and prominent Pittsburgh families.
Please allow least two weeks in advance to schedule a Guided Tour.
Self Guided Tours
We also have available a Self Guided Walking Tour brochure and map for those
individuals who would like to tour on their own. For these and other informational
publications, stop in the Administration Office during business hours. You can
also view some of our publications online by following the link below.