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Easter & Passover Weekend

March 20, 2018

Easter & Passover Weekend Hours

Saturday, March 31 & Sunday, April 1

The Cemetery is open 8 AM – 7 PM

Floral tributes will be available for purchase at the Greenhouse 8 AM – 2 PM.

If you need to the find the location of a grave you can:

*Look it up before your visit on our website
*Go to the Visitors Center to have a volunteer help you.  Open Saturday & Sunday, 9 AM – 4:30 PM


Easter tributes will be removed starting Monday, April 23.


Open Position: Security Guard/Visitor Services Representative

March 14, 2018

As a member of the Security staff, the Security Guard/Visitor Services Representative reports directly to the Security Supervisor for weekly scheduling and daily assignment of tasks, but also works closely with the Visitor Services staff to provide visitor services in a professional and courteous manner. Primary responsibilities include Entrance Gate duty, serving as first contact for visitors to welcome them, answer questions and direct them to their desired destinations. Uses computer to locate specific grave locations for visitors as requested. Provides security functions at the Entrance Gate area, including the handling of visitors arriving on bicycles, motorcycles, with dogs, etc. Assists with the management of funeral processions and memorial services, directing traffic flow and parking as appropriate.

Maintains a clean and professional appearance of Entrance Gate area by picking up trash, watering the plants, and removing snow and ice as needed. Sells and rents interpretive materials in a responsible manner, including credit cards transactions and cash management. Hours: Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Monday 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Start and end times may vary during different seasons of the year to correspond to the opening time of the Cemetery, and overtime hours may be required for special events and extra coverage during the busiest periods. (more…)

Citizen Science Naturalist Program

March 10, 2018

The mission of the Citizen Science Naturalist program is to establish a team of well-trained volunteers to support biodiversity research at Mount Auburn, as well as in the community. The volunteers will receive training from a diverse group of local experts that will enable each volunteer to become a dependable research assistant and informal educator to the public.

The Naturalist training program will include seven sessions covering flora and fauna, as well as field note taking, nature photography, and nature drawing. These sessions will establish a foundation on which biodiversity study can be built. Additional learning opportunities will be provided throughout the year, including biodiversity walks and field experiments. (more…)