Are you looking for a unique gift to give that hard-to-shop-for person in your life? Give them a memorable experience with a private tour of Green-Wood!
With grand, sweeping views of Manhattan, beautifully designed landscapes, and over 185 years of American history, Green-Wood is an enlightening and enjoyable day trip for any group.
A digital gift certificate will be emailed to the purchaser within three business days. Mailing of gift certificates and/or email delivery directly to the recipient are not possible. Gift certificates are only valid for private walking or trolley tours. For more information about private tours, please click here.
*Orders placed after 1pm EST on 12/22 will not be fulfilled before Christmas.
All private tours take place during hours of operation.
Private Walking Tour
An expert Green-Wood guide will lead your group on foot through this magnificent landmark, sharing fascinating stories about its history and the people interred here. You’ll hear a tragic Victorian tale of star-crossed lovers; learn of the massive fire that struck the Brooklyn Theatre in 1876; pay your respects to the maestro, Leonard Bernstein; and discover much more.
Private walking tours last approximately 90 minutes and accommodate 30 people maximum.
Private Trolley Tour*
Join an expert tour guide aboard Green-Wood’s trolley to explore the Cemetery’s historic landscape and most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to Green-Wood, this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, visit the grave of one of America’s greatest artists, and much more.
Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility aids on the trolley, arrangements must be made in advance.
Private trolley tours last 2 hours. The trolley can accommodate 30 people and the caboose can accommodate 10 people. Total maximum capacity is 40 people.
*This gift certificate is only valid for up to 30 people. Additional participants beyond this limit will incur a $10 charge per person. This fee must be paid upon confirmation of the tour.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the terms of sale of the gift certificates?
Gift certificates non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
Do gift certificates expire?
No, they do not expire.
Can I show up at Green-Wood with just my gift certificate for a tour?
No, reservations must be made using the form on the Group Tours page no less than two weeks in advance of the requested visit date. We recommend having an alternate date in case your preferred date is unavailable. Gift certificates are only valid for private walking tours. If you are interested in attending a public tour or program, be sure to check our events calendar.
How do I redeem a gift certificate?
- Visit our Group Tours page to book your tour through our Reservation Form.
- Select Private Walking Tour or Private Trolley Tour.
- Enter all required information, including your gift certificate number in the notes section. Complete your booking.
Check your email for a confirmation of submission. Due to high volume, your visit is not confirmed until you have received a confirmation email. Please email email@example.com with questions.