Los Angeles, California: Crypt of Marilyn Monroe

Movie star and close personal friend of President Kennedy, Marilyn's grave is one of the most sought-after in LA. It's in tiny Westwood Memorial Cemetery, which is tucked behind a couple of parking garages and a bank.

Westwood Memorial Cemetery

Address:
10862 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
Westwood Memorial Cemetery. I-405 exit 55B. Drive east on Wilshire Blvd for a half-mile, cross Westwood Blvd, then immediately turn right onto a small street just past the US Bank building. Marilyn's above-ground crypt is part of a wall of crypts, on the left, just as you reach the cemetery.
Hours:
Gates open daily 8-dusk Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Crypt of Marilyn Monroe.

Crypt of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn's crypt is now a different color shade than the surrounding crypts. It is easier to find from a distance.

[Nikki Kreuzer, 01/25/2013]

Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe, tragically dead at age 36 over a half century ago, continues to apply an eerie suction on her millions of fans. We suspect those lipstick prints are regularly cleaned off and then promptly reappear.

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