Hours & Admission

Mount Auburn Cemetery welcomes visitors 365 days a year, free of charge. Our grounds are open between 8AM and 5PM year round, with extended hours during daylight savings.

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Directions & Parking

We are located on the Watertown/Cambridge line, just 6 miles from downtown Boston and 1.5 miles west of Harvard Square. By car, bike, bus, rideshare, or on foot, here's how to get here.

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Mobile App

Smart phone displaying home page of Mount Auburn mobile app.
Take a thematic tour, visit our notable landmarks, and search more than 100,000 burial records using our free mobile app.

Tips for Your Visit

An important part of Mount Auburn’s history is its role as a place to inspire and educate the public. We take this role seriously and provide amenities critical to our visitors’ enjoyment and comfort.  At the same time, we are both a historic landmark and an active burial site, so we ask that our visitors follow some basic guidelines during their stay here. Learn More »

Group Visits

*At this time we are not booking guided tours at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Self-guided visits are allowed. Please fill out our Group Visit Inquiry form by clicking "Register Your Group Visit" under "Self-Guided Visits" below to inform us of your group visit.*

Mount Auburn welcomes hundreds of groups each year, including garden clubs, historical societies, bird watching groups, and conservation organizations. We are happy to accommodate groups of all ages and interests.

As with all visitors, we ask that groups help us to preserve the tranquility of this special space by observing our Hours and Policies. Learn More »