Listen as our expert guides show you these places in ways you've never experienced before! These weekly tours normally take place on Saturdays, but occasionally special tours take place on weekdays. On average, tours last from 90 minutes to two hours.
Because reservations are required and many tours sell out quickly, we recommend that you make your plans for these tours well in advance.
Behind the Scenes Tours are sponsored by the DTE Energy Foundation.
Mt. Olivet Cemetery Walking Tour
Saturday, June 8
2 - 4 p.m.
$20 - Society members
$30 - GuestsSince 1888, Mt. Olivet Cemetery has been a comforting and stable presence on Detroit's east side. Today, Mt. Olivet is the largest cemetery in Detroit, consisting of more than 300 acres of carefully tended lawns and gardens that create a peaceful oasis in the city.
Dozens of private family mausoleums can be seen throughout the grounds, interspersed with towering oaks and maples. Many of them honor multiple generations of Detroit area families. Visitors to Mt. Olivet will also see an impressive assortment of individual memorials erected from the 19th century through the present day.
Historic Detroit Tour
Saturday, June 15
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$70 - Society members
$80 - Guests
All day tour includes lunch and resource materials!
Advance registration is required.