Founded in 1863, Crown Hill is the nation's 3rd largest cemetery with 555 acres of beautiful rolling hills located across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Thousands visit this urban oasis to enjoy its peaceful beauty; study the architecture, sculptures and trees; exercise; picnic; view the wildlife and to study the history and heritage of the thousands of people buried there. Notables include President Benjamin Harrison, poet James Whitcomb Riley, Col. Eli Lilly, three U.S. Vice Presidents, and numerous others, including the infamous bank robber John Dillinger.
Entrances are located at the intersections of 38th St. and Clarendon Rd. and 34th St. and Boulevard Pl. For a detailed map of the area, click here
Open Apr.-Sept., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Oct.-Mar., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. There is no admission fee to visit the cemetery; however, private guided tours and public tour fees vary.