Visit Elmwood

Visit Us

Elmwood Cemetery is located in the northeast corridor of Kansas City, three miles east of downtown. Our entrance is at 4900 E. Truman Road.

From I-70 Eastbound, take the Truman Road exit. Turn right at the light and head east one mile to the cemetery main gate.

From I-70 Westbound, exit at Van Brunt, north to Truman Road, then left to the main gate.

We are happy to provide copies of our visitor or photography policies.  Just complete the contact form under “Contact Elmwood” to submit your request.  Make sure to include your email address so that we can send you the policy you need.


Visitor and Flower Policy

Self-Guided Tours

We are pleased to have you visit Elmwood Cemetery.  Our hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from April through September and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October through March.  Elmwood is open 7 days a week.


Click below to download our self-guided walking tour.

Public Tours

Public Tours are available the third Saturday of each month from May through October at 10:00 a.m., and starts at the front steps of the Armour Chapel. The tour is free of charge, however your donations are welcome to help maintain Elmwood Cemetery.

Private Tours

Do you have a special group or organization that would like to have a private tour of Elmwood? Just let us know! We are happy to schedule a private tour for your group.

For information, email us at

Map Your Visit

Search for Burial Records


Click the button below and use the below login information to search for burial sites.  Please note:  The input of burial records is ongoing!  There are over 35,000 souls interred at Elmwood and only about 3,000 records are complete thus far.  If you do not find the record you are looking for please use the contact page to make an inquiry, we are happy assist!

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