Interment at Mount Auburn

We are committed to providing elegant, tranquil, and environmentally-sensitive interment space now and well into the future. Current burial sites include features like reflection pools, woodland gardens, and scenic overlooks and accommodate a wide range of memorial styles. Mount Auburn offers burial space for both caskets and cremated remains and offers options for natural burials.

Burial Options

Choose from a variety of settings, sizes, and price points. All purchases of space include perpetual maintenance of basics like grass cover and care of a crypt or niche. For an additional fee, we can arrange ongoing planting, monument upkeep, and flower arrangements.

We invite you to contact our staff or attend one of our programs about burial and other end-of-life concerns for additional information about the myriad options available at Mount Auburn. These scheduled events include walking tours of new burial space and talks by estate lawyers, funeral directors, and other experts.

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Birch Gardens

Our most ambitious interment area to date, Birch Gardens offers granite wall panels of varying sizes for personalized inscription.

Prices range from $3,500 to $60,000 for one to eight cremated remains, with limited casket availability.

Spruce Knoll

A woodland garden intended for those who cherish the natural world, Spruce Knoll was created for the interment of cremated remains.  The Knoll provides simple, in-ground burial with nearby memorialization. The name and date of birth and death may be added to a nearby marker.

Prices range from $2,500 – $40,000 for one to four cremated remains.

Beech Garden

Beech Garden

Beech Garden

In the company of a majestic beech tree this garden includes shared memorial tablets for one cremated remains burial and private family markers for up to four.

Prices range from $3,000 to $20,000.

 

Azalea Path at Willow Pond

Willow Pond

Willow Pond

Willow Pond is a park-like area with inspiring natural scenery.

Priced from $10,000 to $50,000 for shared memorial tablets for one cremated remains burial or individual markers for two.

 

Spelman Road

Spelman Road

Spelman Road

Situated across from Willow Pond this area offers shared memorial tablets for one cremated remains burial.

Priced at $7,500.

 

Natural Burial Options

Rhodora Path

Offered in response to customer interest and in keeping with the spirit of Mount Auburn Cemetery’s founding, natural burials do not require the use of outer containers such as concrete liner boxes or vaults.

Prices start at $9,000 for unmarked burial and $15,000 for graves which have an inscription right on a shared tablet.

 

Learn more about how Mount Auburn is defining natural burial and the options for having a natural burial at the Cemetery.

Premium Space

Our staff is happy to accommodate requests for larger lots tailored to your needs and interests. We offer premium space in a few select spots throughout the Cemetery. These spaces have capacity for multiple burials.

Pricing starts at $75,000.