To purchase books, video, notecards and tour guides about Lakewood, stop by the Administration Building on the cemetery grounds. You may also order items by calling (612) 822-2171, or by sending us an
Lakewood’s history book
Haven in the Heart of the City: A History of Lakewood Cemetery chronicles the evolution of Lakewood with 143 pages of historical information featuring more than 60 photographs of art, architecture and historic Minneapolis. Makes a great gift or coffee-table book.
This presentation, based on the book
Haven in the Heart of the City: The History of Lakewood Cemetery
chronicles the history of Lakewood with images of art, architecture and historic Minneapolis. DVD available.
This set of 12 notecards and envelopes features photographs of mosaic artwork found in Lakewood’s historic chapel. Images include each of the red, yellow and blue angels, chapel dome, and the four muses: Love, Faith, Hope, Memory. Blank inside.
Self-guided walking tour
This tour takes you through 135 years of history, including the graves of many of Lakewood’s founders and popular politicians, memorials to community groups and more.
Chapel visitor’s guide
Lakewood’s historic Memorial Chapel, built in 1910 and filled with more than 10 million hand-laid mosaic tiles, is a must-see architectural masterpiece. Stop by the Administration Building to ask if the chapel is available for you to view.
Memorial symbolism tour
Lakewood is filled with memorial art and architecture that is rich in symbolism.
Learn more using this self-guided tour brochure.