What do you think of Mount Auburn?
Mount Auburn Cemetery is easily accessible by car, bike and public transportation. Our gates are open to the public every day of the year, although hours of operation vary with the seasons. Admission is always free.
The gates are currently open from 8 AM - 5 PM. Washington Tower is open daily, 8 am - 4 pm.
We are located at:
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Parking is available on any road without a green line. Please do not park on the grass. Learn More »
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 »
There are many ways to experience Mount Auburn. It is a wonderful place to walk, to push a stroller, to look for wildlife, or to enjoy a bit of tranquility. We offer printed and electronic materials to help you learn more about the Cemetery’s history, the notable people buried here, the many monuments and buildings, and our plant collections. We also offer suggestions for exploring the Cemetery with young children. Learn More »
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 »