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Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

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Neighbourhood: Westside
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Address: 1218 Glendon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024-4914
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+1 310-474-1579
08:00 - 17:00
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We went here to pay our respects to Roy and Barbara Orbison. Also saw Marilyn's and Peggy Lee's memorials. Nice and peaceful, well-kept place to wander amongst the musicians and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went here to pay our respects to Roy and Barbara Orbison. Also saw Marilyn's and Peggy Lee's memorials. Nice and peaceful, well-kept place to wander amongst the musicians and filmstars for an hour or two.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I wanted to visit Marilyn Monroes grave while in L.A. Although the entrance to the cemetary is not easy to find once inside I found what I came for. We were the only ones there that day. It was interesting to also pass other Hollywood legends buried nearby. It did not disappoint.

Thank gelias51
Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I am a die hard Marilyn Monroe fan. I was very pleased to visit her gravesite at Westwood memorial. This place is well kept and the staff was very helpful directing me to MM gravesite. They also shared other famous people buried at this location and showed where they were buried.

Thank elw966
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you are into your star spotting then this is the place. Lots of stars from the bygone are laid to rest here. It is a peaceful place and not overrun by the media. Famous of all is Marilyn Munroe.

Thank kamali_kuri
Napa, California
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The best way to do Pierce Brothers is to first go to their website and look at the surprising number of well known names you will recognize. You will see far more in your visit this way and be reminded of some you don't want to miss. Allow a couple of hours and take your time.

Thank johndstewartsr
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Went on the dearly departed tour and they brought us here. They gave us facts as to why Marilyn Monroe's marble tombstone has turned pinkish and who owns the the empty spot next to her. The tombstones of many have quirky quotes and they plots are uniquely decorated. These plots are not cheap either, they cost in the 6 digit... More 

Thank Jamie C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's a crazy thought that there I was, all alone with my partber, having our own private time with people like Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, and Farrah Fawcett. Such a peaceful place tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Unique experience at no cost.

Thank Marco M
Marina del Rey, California
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325 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you like looking at the grave or tombstone of a dead celebrity, okay go to Pierce Brothers. If not, stay away. There is nothing there. It is pretty, sure, all cemeteries are pretty or at least different looking, but this is just a bunch of vaults for the most part. Marilyn Monroe is there--dead. You are in Westwood, there... More 

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los angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This peaceful, very small, cemetery is located next to high rise office buildings and behind the Westwood Public Library. Enter from Glendon just south of Wilshire Blvd...drive or walk up the first alley on the east side, and it will be on your right hand side. There are lots of famous people here. Some are with large gravestones, others with... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Situated behind several office towers in Westwood, it's difficult to find, but more than worth the effort. You are free to wander the grounds. Many celebrities have their internment here, you just have to look. Good for a couple of hours of quiet time.

Thank GWMtravels

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