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It is true that Mount Auburn is first and foremost a cemetery, but it is also a National Historic Landmark, a botanical garden, an outdoor museum of art and architecture, and an important habitat for urban wildlife. Attend one of our many events and discover for yourself what makes this place so special!

 



Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Light My Song: An Observational Poetry Tour at Mount Auburn

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

“…Sweet Auburn! send the spirit of thy shades To light my song when memory's radiance fades.”  -From Sweet Auburn by Caroline F. Orne  Join docent Rosemarie Smurzynski for a poetry tour of […]

Discover Mount Auburn Introductory Walking Tour

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Mount Auburn, designated a National Historic Landmark, is one of the country’s most significant designed landscapes. Here the arts of horticulture, architecture and sculpture combine with the beauty of nature […]

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Nature Experience

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Join guest guide Stefanie Haug (LICSW) as we explore Mount Auburn Cemetery by slowing down, being attentive to nature with all our senses, and deepening our appreciation for this special slice […]

Community Connections Walks: Elderhood

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Navigating life's challenges. With Nature. As a community.   Join guest guide, Stefanie Haug LICSW, (she/her) for a series of theme-based Community Connection Walks. Each walk includes nature-based mindfulness practices, periods of […]

Morning Writes

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Morning Writes at Mount Auburn will help you jumpstart a new creative practice or re-energize your existing routine. Recharge your imagination. Shift your perspective. Nurture your creativity in nature. MORNING […]

Burial Info Session (Virtual)

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Curious about burial and memorialization at Mount Auburn Cemetery? Come learn about our various burial options, including cremation burial, natural burial, and conventional casket burial, and about the ways a person can […]

Burial Info Session (In-Person)

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Curious about burial and memorialization at Mount Auburn Cemetery? Come learn about our various burial options, including cremation burial, natural burial, and conventional casket burial, and about the ways a person can […]

Sunset Sound Meditations

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

An outdoor Guided Meditation, Relaxation and Sound Experience.  Sound Healing practitioner Marlene Boyette welcomes all to be held by the earth, to find refuge, to rest, and to be led through a […]

Community Connections Walks: Navigating Loss

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Navigating life's challenges. With Nature. As a community.  Join guest guide, Stefanie Haug LICSW, (she/her) for a series of theme-based Community Connection Walks. Each walk includes nature-based mindfulness practices, periods of […]

$10 – $15

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Nature Experience

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Join guest guide Stefanie Haug (LICSW) as we explore Mount Auburn Cemetery by slowing down, being attentive to nature with all our senses, and deepening our appreciation for this special slice of […]

$10 – $15