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Glenwood Cemetery

2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
+1 713-864-7886
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More like a stauary exhibit than cemetary

Such a serene & beautiful setting, you forget you're in a cemetery. Apart from the icons & scions... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rbesho
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Colts Neck, New Jersey
Full of History!

Love visiting here and seeing all of the old Houston families! Peaceful place! Lots of statues to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bvandoren
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Houston, Texas
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Includes the grave of Howard Hughes
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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LOCATION
2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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+1 713-864-7886
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Reviewed yesterday

Such a serene & beautiful setting, you forget you're in a cemetery. Apart from the icons & scions of Houston history being laid to rest there, the statuary & monuments are beautiful. Especially Denton Cooley's heart shaped artwook

Thank rbesho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love visiting here and seeing all of the old Houston families! Peaceful place! Lots of statues to admire.

Thank bvandoren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it is ok for Howard Hughes I think it is ok for anyone! It is a gem hidden in the city. Beautiful and historical part of Houston!

Thank Kat5409
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I've visited numerous acclaimed cemeteries around the country and this one stands out for the elaborate family plots with meticulous manicured spaces and terraces. We spent about 90 minutes looking around. It's a microcosm of landscape and monument architecture.

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

When my daughter died many years ago of course we didn't have plots or any advance arrangements. I wanted to have her buried there, but at the time did not know much about its rich history. They maintain it so beautifully, and it is such...More

Thank DebLuck
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely drive amongst the trees and statues. Winding roads make it challenging to really know where you. Lots of famous folks buried here significant to Houston and Texas. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Really lovely. Very peaceful, obviously. Lots of arts students spend time here drawing etc. Really a beautiful piece of landscape and great historical treasure.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It's. well known cemetery that's old and beautiful. It's fun to just drive through. Also fun to look st lots of famous houston family names. Plan on an hour or so visit. No large by today's cemetery standards.

Thank Brochstein
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A gorgeous cemetery with the most beautiful statuary you have ever een anywhere in the world. Many famous Houstonians, and just regular people are buried here. photographers often go around the cemetery jut for photographing the beautiful statues.

1  Thank mkrobgyn
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I read up on it before I toured the grounds and was able to find Howard Hughes grave. There are a lot of big names buried here, and the families span generations. Truly well kept grounds and very memorable with the huge trees and landscaping....More

2  Thank Keyrat04
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