Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Top 2% of attractions in Boston
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“This peaceful Massachusetts graveyard was one of the first "garden-style" cemeteries in America. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Time Out
"This is the final resting place for Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Bulfinch and some 86,000 others." Full review
"Visitors to this National Historic Landmark find history and horticulture coexisting with celebrity." Full review
Not For Tourists
"America's first landscape-designed cemetery, good for birdwatching."
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"On a sunny day, this delightful spot at the end of Brattle St is worth the 30-minute walk west from Harvard Sq." Full review
"Founded 1831. Culture hounds have a field day at Mount Auburn, where the souls of 19th-century forward thinkers linger in America’s first landscaped cemetery." Full review

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