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Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery, designated a National Historic Landmark, is 175 acres, home to over 95,000 monuments, and a Mass Audubon 'Important Birding Site.' Founded on the principle of 'commemorating the dead in a landscape of beauty and tranquility,' Mount Auburn is still an active, non-denominational cemetery.

Celebrations & Meetings

Mount Auburn Cemetery can host wedding or commitment ceremonies in several beautiful locations: Bigelow Chapel, Story Chapel, Auburn Lake, and Washington Tower.

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contact

  • 580 Mount Auburn Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02138
  • West Cambridge
  • 617 547 7105
  • mountauburn.org

Hours

Mon 7 am - 6 pm
Tue 7 am - 6 pm
Wed 7 am - 6 pm
Thu 7 am - 6 pm
Fri 7 am - 6 pm
Sat 7 am - 6 pm
Sun 7 am - 6 pm

Type

  • Recreation
  • Tour
  • Landmark

Features

  • Free
  • Groups (25+)
  • Handicap Access
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Outdoor Venue
  • Parking Lot/Garage