Green-Wood Cemetery: A Resting Place of NYC ‘s EliteGreen-Wood Cemetery spans 478-acres filled with beautiful architecture and lushly landscaped grounds in Brooklyn, near Prospect Park. Known as one of New York's hidden treasures, Green-Wood is the final resting place of many of NYC's elite, dating back to the 19th century. The impressive old-world architecture and stone memorials that dot the cemetery are awe-inspiring. Its roster of famous residents includes composer and conductor, Leonard Bernstein and artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat. But the war stories live on beneath the surface, as more than 5,000 civil war veterans are also buried at this national landmark. Take a guided trolley tour through the grounds, as the knowledgeable tour guides go over the history and tales from the past.
Prices -Free to enter the cemetery, tours are typically $15.
Hours -Hours vary.
First day of Daylight Savings Time to April 30: 7:45 am to 6:00 pm
May 1st to Memorial Day: 7:45 am to 7:00 pm
From Memorial Day to Labor Day: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
From Labor Day to September 30: 7:45 am to 7:00 pm
From October 1st to Daylight Savings Time: 7:45 am to 6:00 pm
During Eastern Standard Time (winter hours): 7:45 am to 5:00 pm
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