Private Family Mausoleums


A family mausoleum is a distinct, private, aboveground structure built specifically at an individual's request, usually to entomb multiple members of a single family.

The Ultimate Personalization Option

This ageless granite and bronze option ensures maximum privacy, personalization, and prestige, with available elements such as bronze doors, stone columns, and stained glass creating the most comfortable way to emotionally, spiritually, and physically connect with those most precious of loved ones who are have passed on.

The Taj Mahal is just one of many well-known examples of the private mausoleum burial method. Consider your family mausoleum your own private sanctuary, providing a serene and comfortable environment where family can visit with, pray for, and honor those they love.

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1 Benefits of a Private Family Mausoleum

Benefits of a Private Family Mausoleum
  • You can personalize the burial space

  • A family mausoleum offers complete privacy

  • You can bring dignity and honor to your family name

  • Your loved ones can visit frequently in a personal, comfortable, climate-controlled setting

  • A private mausoleum is in-door and aboveground

  • Mausoleums provide absolute certainty that the site will always remain dry

  • Your entire family stays together

2 Elements of a Private Mausoleum

Elements of a Private Mausoleum

The elements of a private mausoleum include:

  • Casket to display and contain the deceased, either for burial or cremation.

  • Opening and closing of crypt

  • Please note that vaults and memorials are not necessary

3 Family Private Mausoleums Designs

Family Private Mausoleums Designs

Some of the typical design features of a private mausoleum include:

  • Various architectural options such as shelving and sconces for memorial offerings

  • Colored stones

  • Custom etchings and decorative engravings

  • Several crypts for multiple family members

  • Multiple chambers

  • A seating area for loved ones to sit and reflect

Benefits of a Private Family Mausoleum

  • You can personalize the burial space

  • A family mausoleum offers complete privacy

  • You can bring dignity and honor to your family name

  • Your loved ones can visit frequently in a personal, comfortable, climate-controlled setting

  • A private mausoleum is in-door and aboveground

  • Mausoleums provide absolute certainty that the site will always remain dry

  • Your entire family stays together

Elements of a Private Mausoleum

The elements of a private mausoleum include:

  • Casket to display and contain the deceased, either for burial or cremation.

  • Opening and closing of crypt

  • Please note that vaults and memorials are not necessary

Family Private Mausoleums Designs

Some of the typical design features of a private mausoleum include:

  • Various architectural options such as shelving and sconces for memorial offerings

  • Colored stones

  • Custom etchings and decorative engravings

  • Several crypts for multiple family members

  • Multiple chambers

  • A seating area for loved ones to sit and reflect

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Average Prices of Private Family Mausoleums

Numerous different factors can affect the cost of a private family mausoleum. The mausoleums can be customized in a number of different ways, including the cemetery, the location within the cemetery, the size, special decorative features, and more.

Additionally, the state in which the mausoleum is placed will affect costs. Generally speaking, you can expect to pay several thousands of dollars for the right to eternal privacy. But considering the complexity of private mausoleums, we recommend contacting a cemetery in which you wish to be buried to learn more about pricing.

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Not applicable in the state of New Jersey, except for the acquiring of land for the mausoleum.