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Secret Mausoleum Club: The Second Gathering

The most secret gatherings in New York City have been under lock-and-key for centuries, until now.

Thou art happy, now, for thou hast past the cold, dark Journey of tho grave,
And in the land of light at last hast joined the good, the firm and brave. 
And thou, by one of those still lakes that in a shining cluster lie,
On which the south wind scarcely breaks the image of the sky.

A peaceful hush falls over Green-Wood’s grounds each night as the gates close. It is in that near-darkness when the members of the Secret Mausoleum Club congregate; as centuries-old monuments stand guard over those laid to permanently rest within. Following the success of the annual Into The Veil festival, Atlas Obscura and Green-Wood Cemetery are collaborating this year to present The Secret Mausoleum Club, opening Green-Wood’s historic gates and selected mausoleums for an extraordinary series of intimate after-hours immersive experiences.

Each exclusive evening has been specially curated to celebrate legends, legacies, and lore, and each meeting will feature a unique mausoleum with programming inspired by the surroundings. Clues shared before each event will help guests decipher the night’s theme. Take in an inspiring performance and a historic persona or two – an evening of surprising discoveries awaits.

Early Bird Tickets, $80, are available for a limited time.

General admission tickets will be $100.


  • Your ticket includes an open wine, beer, and special cocktail bar from local favorite Sea Witch Tavern. A special after-party will commence at Sea Witch in the hours following the event with Secret Mausoleum Club drink specials.
  • This event is strictly 21+; I.D. required. Outdoor-appropriate cocktail attire is encouraged, as is sensible, possibly water-proof, footwear. Keep in mind that the cemetery can get quite chilly at night. 
  • The event will begin promptly at 9:00 pm. You'll be able to check-in any time between 8:30 and 9pm. Late comers will be admitted, however, they are at risk of missing parts of the performances.


This event meets at the Fourth Avenue and 35th Street, and not the main gate of the cemetery. 



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