Looking for a memorable setting for your organization’s next meeting? We can host group gatherings in our two chapels upon special request. If you like, we can also arrange a special guided tour as part of your day on site. Rental fees start at $1,000.


Our two historic chapels can accommodate 70 or more people and offer a range of amenities. We can help you plan for any special needs like projections, catered lunch, tours of the Cemetery, and more.

For information about rates and availability, please fill out our Facilities Rental Inquiry Form.

Story Chapel

Conveniently located near the Cemetery’s main entrance on Mount Auburn Street, Story Chapel offers a spacious interior distinguished by intricate Gothic details. Particularly noteworthy are the carved overhead arches.

Story Chapel can comfortably seat 175 in fixed pews, and has space for additional seating if needed. Fully modernized, it is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible.

Bigelow Chapel

High Gothic Bigelow Chapel makes a memorable setting for a meeting. Constructed in the 1840s and 1850s from Quincy granite, it features soaring ceilings and luminous examples of stained-glass art.

The chapel’s wooden chairs can seat 75, and can moved into any configuration that meets your needs.

Guided Tours

For an added fee, we would be happy to take your group on a customized tour of the Cemetery.  Contact us for more information:

Recommended Vendors

Let us help you plan your day at Mount Auburn. A list of recommended caterers, printers, media rentals and transportation companies is available upon request.