What do you think of Mount Auburn?

Why do you visit? What about your visit was memorable?  What can we do better to meet your needs in the future?

Join us for a Visitor Focus Group on Saturday, October 26, 2019 to share your experiences with us. Learn more >>>

Getting Here

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 closed for the season.

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 »

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 »

Enjoy Mount Auburn

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 »

Group Visits

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 »