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Mt. Auburn Cemetery

580 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-547-7105
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Birders' Paradise

If you're a birder, a history buff, a landscaping devotee, or a cemetery connoisseur, this is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Great (history lesson) walk on a sunny day

I never realized how many famous historical figures were literally in my back yard. Get information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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580 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-547-7105

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're a birder, a history buff, a landscaping devotee, or a cemetery connoisseur, this is a must see in every season. If you are none of those things, you may be once you have explored Mt. Auburn. Some famous names will jump right out...More

Thank Wahini2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never realized how many famous historical figures were literally in my back yard. Get information at the chapel and stroll through this beautiful cemetery where many founders of the area and country are laid to rest.

Thank TRivers142
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally designed as a "Garden Cemetery", Mt. Auburn is a truly unique and beautiful place. The markers are unique and interesting to explore.

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely morning strolling around Mt. Auburn cemetery. It was surprisingly empty for a weekend morning. There were pockets of spring flowers in full bloom and the atmosphere was quaint and peaceful. Be sure to visit the tower for a panoramic view of Boston...More

Thank JessicaTL3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You definitely have to climb to the top of tower. The view from the top deck is well worth the effort.

Thank acscf
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In fact, there were locals there who sat on a blanket on a lovely afternoon to enjoy the serenity and each other's company. I stopped at the visitors center first to get a feel for what lay ahead. There was a organist playing some music...More

Thank KAK4vb
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I came here as part of a meetup.com group social walk, we explored the area with a local who knew a lot of interesting facts. I'm a keen nature photographer and took some amazing shots of a heron, there were also American Robins about and...More

Thank jannyrocks
Reviewed 11 April 2017

By far, the most beautiful burial ground I have ever seen. There is so much character within the confines of this sacred area. The architecture and structures are remarkable, the trails are peaceful, and the landscape is beautiful every season of the year. The tours...More

Thank msdsec
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We toured this cemetery on a chill damp March day and still had a good time. The layout of the place is rolling, filled with unusual tombstones and vaults. Many flowering trees and bushes were just starting to bud. In May it will be gorgeous....More

Thank RobertK676
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love to take a walk in Mt Auburn Cemetery in the fall and spring. The flowering trees are gorgeous on a cool sunny spring day

Thank Lois F
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Is there parking available in the cemetery?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Lmsarch | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, just inside the main entrance. I've certainly seen cars circulating through the driveways, but the cemetery is best appreciated on foot.