The 1892 Landmark Chapel at Forest Home Cemetery was designed by Ferry & Clas in English Gothic style.

The 1896 crematory on the lower level was the first in Wisconsin.

Tour the landmark English Gothic chapel, made from Lake Superior sandstone and built in 1892. The building was designed by the architectural firm Ferry and Clas, which also designed the Milwaukee Central Library and the Pabst Mansion. The chapel’s basement houses the first crematory built in the Upper Midwest. It was in use for more than 100 years beginning in 1895.


2405 W Forest Home Ave

Saturday Hours
10 am - 5 pm

Sunday Hours
Not Open

Photography, Video, Tripods Permitted

Handicapped Accessible
1st floor only


Photo Tour