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Tour of the Tombstones

Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, invites you to attend our walking tours of the cemetery which are held in Spring and Fall.

Schedule your own tour

If you have a group interested in an individual tour of BNC, at your convenience,
we offer tours with professional guide Albert Walavich for $125. Email us for information at info@friendsofbnc.org or for a faster response call 847-362-9036
 at the Columbarium

Our next walking tour will be on Sunday, May 21st at 1:00 pm

Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery offers tours of the historic site in the Spriing and Fall of the year. Details will be posted when they are available.

Registration and reservations are not required; just meet us in the gatehouse at the entrance, 5255 N. Pulaski.
Parking is available inside the cemetery gates.

Bohemian National Cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places. It features historic buildings, magnificent mausoleums and monuments, statuary by renowned artists, and an astonishing variety of gravestone artistry.

The "Tours of the Tombstones" are led by professional guide, Albert Walavich. The cemetery covers over 120 acres of land so tours will vary. While the walking tours are always different, they are about 2 hours and 1 to 2 miles in length on asphalt, grass, and gravel. Men’s and women’s facilities are available in the gatehouse.

Beyond The Vines

 

Registration and reservations are not required; just meet us in the gatehouse at the entrance, 5255 N. Pulaski.

Cost for members is $10 and for non-members $15, and includes refreshments in the historic gatehouse after the tour.

 Types of Monuments

For more information contact us at info@friendsofbnc.org

See below for directions.

spring tour

 

The cemetery is located near Northeastern Illinois University and near the corner of Foster and Pulaski. It can be reached by bus on either street and is close to both I 90 and Edens expressways. See the link below for directions.

Map and directions from Bing