Saturday Hollywood Specialty Tours
- 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond, VA 23220
- Dates: April 8, 2017 - October 14, 2017
- Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
- Venue: Hollywood Cemetery Company
- Phone: (804) 649-0711
- Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- Price: $15 per person. $5 for Valentine Members and children underage of 12.
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This tour will explore the cemetery with a historical and horticultural perspective and an emphasis on the beauty of nature and the impact of the 19th century Romantic Movement. Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left.
Where to meet
Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left.
$15 per person, $5 for Valentine Members and children ages 12 and under. Tour guides accept cash or check. Charge in advance by calling the Valentine. Admission includes a $5 donation to the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery for ongoing restoration.
Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.
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The Women of Hollywood May 13
Hollywood & the Civil War June 10
Symbolism and Monument Styles July 8
A Rural Garden on a Grand Scale August 12
The Women of Hollywood September 9
Hollywood & the Civil War October 14
This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city's rich past, present and future.