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Laurel Hill East

In life and in death, we all have stories to tell, and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead—now without ever leaving your house! This presentation provides an informative overview of Laurel Hill East’s long and colorful history and is the perfect introduction, though each experienced guide offers participants a unique perspective.

Tour Guide: Paul Sookiasian


  • $12/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
  • $10/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
  • $7/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill and the Museum
  • $6/Youth (Ages 6-12)
  • Free/Ages 5 and under

Youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.


This tour departs from Laurel Hill East’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Information on directions and parking and visiting guidelines are linked here to better plan your visit.