Glenwood Cemetery623 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 2525 Washington Ave , Houston, TX 77007, United States
- Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 1-7138647886
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Cemetery, Family And Kids
Although a very somber place and probably not everyone’s idea of a tourist spot, the Glenwood Cemetery is certainly worth a visit. A trip to this beautiful place is sure to be reminiscent of the typical European cemeteries.
Gorgeous statues adorn the graves and the beautiful citations engraved on the burial stones are also simply stunning. The art is simply breathtaking. There are gothic fountains and statues of angels that give it a very eerie feel. The Howard Hughes Family plot is perhaps the most interesting thing to see here. Several notable Houstonians including George Hermann after whom Hermann Park is named. Howard Hughes himself and the actress Gene Tierney Lee are buried in this lovely cemetery.
You can take a guided tour about the place to learn more about its construction and the people buried here.
Glenwood Cemetery Travel Tips
- Guided tours cost 10 USD.
- You might have to walk a lot so dress accordingly.
How to Reach Glenwood Cemetery
- Washington Avenue at Custus St. Bus
- Hughe’s Hangar
- Americas River Oaks
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5.63% of people who visit Houston include Glenwood Cemetery in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
48.15% of people start their Glenwood Cemetery visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Glenwood Cemetery
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Glenwood Cemetery