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 - 8 PM. Washington Tower is OPEN.

We are located at:

580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Get more information on directions, parking, and hours. 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

Bringing a large group to Boston? Consider a tour of historic Mount Auburn. We can accommodate groups of all ages and interests. Learn More »