The Coast / Savannah

Bonaventure Cemetery

330 Bonaventure Rd.
Savannah, GA 31404

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Prominent in "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," Bonaventure (which means "good fortune") is the final resting place for several of Savannah's most famous residents, including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Conrad Aiken and lyricist Johnny Mercer. This large cemetery on the banks of the placid Wilmington River is home to massive moss-draped oaks that stand guard over rows of elegant statuary and headstones.Free self-guided tours and Free guided tours by Bonaventure Historical Society volunteers, every second Sunday, at 2, 2:30 and 3 pm.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required


    Payment Options



    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages