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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Visitor Amenities 

Make the most of your visit to Mount Auburn by knowing what to expect when you arrive.


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Visitor Guidelines

We are a place of consolation and inspiration. As you explore, remember that this is not your typical park. Please help us to preserve Mount Auburn's character and beauty by being mindful of our visitor guidelines.

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Photography & Filming

Our beautiful landscape and the frequent subject of photographs, film, and art. Personal photography is allowed and encouraged.  Commercial photography and all filming requires approval.

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Visiting with Children

Mount Auburn is a wonderful place for children of all ages to connect with nature.  From what to bring to what there is to see and do, we've got some tips for enjoying this place together.

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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.

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Mobile App

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Take a thematic tour, visit our notable landmarks, and search more than 100,000 burial records using our free mobile app.