The Coast / Savannah

Bonaventure Cemetery

330 Bonaventure Rd.
Savannah, GA 31404


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

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages