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TOUR SEASON

The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery offer general and special-theme guided walking tours throughout the year. The complete 2017 tour schedule is not yet available. Please check back for updates.



WINTER TOURS
11:00 a.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 25 and March 25
Enjoy a 60- to 90-minute (depending on weather) guided walking tour on flat, paved roads.

Meet: South Cemetery Entrance, 1133 Mount Hope Ave., opposite the Distillery restaurant.
Admission: $5. Free to members of the Friends of Mount Hope and children under age 16 (accompanied by an adult).


PUBLIC TOURS: NORTH SECTION
Sundays at 2:00 p.m., May-October
This foundational tour is a two-hour guided walk of approximately one mile on paved roads and uneven terrain. This overview includes the graves of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, and topics of local history, horticulture, geology, architecture, monument symbolism, and more.

TWILIGHT TOURS
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., May-August
These 75-minute tours include some topics covered on Sunday North Section tours as well as new material, following an alternative route through the North Section.

THEME TOURS
Weekends, May-October
Check back in spring for a full schedule of intriguing tours on such themes as Erie Canal History, Abolitionists and Suffragettes, The Civil War, Jewish Roots in Rochester, The Revolutionary War, Mischief Murder & Mayhem, and more!