Mission City Memorial Park | 420 N. Winchester Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95050 | (408) 615-3790, fax (408) 244-8660 | Cemetery@santaclaraca.gov
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Grounds Open Daily, 8 am to 5 pm
Cemetery Map (PDF)
Mission City Memorial Park is owned and operated by the City of Santa Clara. The 30-acre, tree-studded site is available to any family looking for a final resting place for a loved one.
• All faiths are welcome. A non-denominational chapel is available and graveside services are allowed.
• A Veterans Section is dedicated to the memory of the brave men and women who served in:
o Civil War
o Spanish-American War
o World War I
o World War II
o Korean Conflict
o Vietnam War
o Gulf War
On Memorial Day, the Section is decorated with 21 American flags as a tribute and celebration of their lives.
• Families have a variety of options for final disposition, including
o in ground burial
o mausoleum placement
o in ground or niche placement of cremated remains
• Pre-planning provides peace of mind that preferences are known and will be honored. Staff members can help individuals and families consider all of their options. Helpful checklists are available to guide you through the process. Advance planning considerations include:
o Ground burial, lawn crypt, mausoleum crypt or cremation niche
o Location within Mission City Memorial Park
o Desired wording on headstone or inscription plate
o Preferences for funeral or memorial service
A schedule of fees and services is available by calling or visiting the cemetery office.
• Permanent records of individuals placed in Mission City Memorial Park are maintained in perpetuity.
• Mission City Memorial Park is one of the oldest cemeteries in California. A self-guided walking tour stops at 60 final resting places of important people in the region’s history.
• An online burial index, of the thousands of individuals buried at Mission City Memorial Park from 1864-1997, is maintained by Santa Clara County Historical & Genealogical Society. The database includes the individual’s full name, birth and death dates, age, sex, place of death, and exact cemetery location.
Agnews Historic Cemetery & Museum |1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 | (408) 615-3790, fax (408) 244-8660 | Cemetery@santaclaraca.gov
• This cemetery was first used after 1906, with burials continuing through the 1960s.
• There are no burials from the 1906 earthquake at this cemetery.
• Forty-one of the earthquake victims from Agnews are buried at Mission City Memorial Park, located on Winchester Boulevard.
• There is a dedicatory plaque to these earthquake victims located near the Mission City Memorial Park offices.
• A museum to remember the lives of the people that worked and lived at the Agnews State Hospital and later Agnews Developmental Center from 1888 to 2009.
• Artifacts and photos of the past are displayed for the public to view.
• The museum and viewing gazebo are open by appointment on Fridays only between 10 am and 2 pm.
• For more information and details on tours and hours of operation call (408) 615-3790.
The Santa Clara Mission Cemetery (Catholic), located on Winchester Boulevard, is not operated by the City of Santa Clara.