In summer, Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum offers a variety of tours to the public. From bicycle tours to art and symbolism to stories of notable women, there are many to choose from based on your interest. Space is limited. We encourage you to reserve your spot in advance.
Upcoming Public Tours & Events
Advanced registration is required, as space is limited.
WW II Heroes Tour
WWII Heroes of Forest Home
Tree Appreciation Day
Celebrate trees with a tree planting seminar, memorial tree plantings and a guided tree walk through the Forest Home Cemetery Arboretum.
Intro to Birding in the Cemetery
Join the the WI Metro Audubon Society on a bird walk through historic Forest Home Cemetery. All levels of bird enthusiasts are welcome!
Dia de los Muertos Festival & 5K Run Walk
Join us for Milwaukee’s only cemetery-based Dia de los Muertos festival at Forest Home Cemetery and Arboretum!
Book a guided tour or be your own guide
Want a deeper understanding of an event in Milwaukee’s history or a specific topic? Book a private tour with one of our experts throughout the year.Book a tour
We’ve developed a guide for you to visit Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum at your leisure. Check out the interactive map and start exploring.Learn More
We’re always looking for volunteers!
Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum needs committed volunteers to lead tours, staff special events and work in the gardens. Come learn the cemetery’s rich history and share with others.