My experience was radically different than the other reviewer's. When my fiance and I went to Bellefontaine, we had a wonderful afternoon wandering through cemetery, looking at the Anheuser and Busch mausoleums and the monuments to other famous St. Louisans, past and present. The monuments themselves are noteworthy, not just the people buried under/within them. Beautiful Celtic monuments, and unusual monuments -- like the carved, tree-shaped monuments for the woodsmen buried there -- are well worth the trip.
When we stopped by the cemetery office to ask for a map, we were waited on quickly by the friendly staff. We were also given a map of the adjacent Calvary Cemetery without even having to ask.
The cemetery does close at sundown, so make sure you leave yourself adequate time to explore Bellefontaine (and Calvary, if you so choose). We didn't get to see Calvary Cemetery, where notables like Tennessee Williams are buried, because we simply ran out of time. If you've got time to spare, I'd recommend visiting each in separate trips.
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