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Mount Auburn Cemetery

61 locals recommend ·
About this place
Mount Auburn is the first rural garden cemetery in the U.S. and was founded as a place to commemorate the dead in a landscape of beauty while providing comfort to the living. It remains a horticultural treasure and free resource to the community today.
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Cynthia
Cynthia
July 23, 2018
One of the country's first and most beautiful garden cemeteries. From presidents to freed slaves, anybody who's anybody spends eternity here.
Huiwen
Huiwen
July 23, 2019
First Nation rural cemetery in 1831, very beautiful and peaceful. Largest scale designed landscape in North America. Open 365 days year round free of charge. Birding, 227 species of birds. Arboretum, found 5000trees ....., if you get a chance do go and visit.
Alayna
Alayna
March 19, 2018
Glorious place for a picturesque walk. Harvard Square is on the way back with plenty of places to grab a bite to eat if you work up an appetite.
Kevin
Kevin
March 10, 2018
Botanical garden. Designed by Olmstead
Monika
Monika
October 05, 2018
Historic garden cemetery with a tower Tranquil cemetery & arboretum founded in 1831, with many nature paths, ponds & an observation tower.
Ann
Ann
August 21, 2018
It is really a park.
Location
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone+1 617-547-7105
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 6:00 PM