San Francisco Columbarium

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San Francisco Columbarium provides cremation services and custom niches for our families in San Francisco, California. Guests who explore our columbarium's elegant rooms will find more than a repository for the cremated remains of those who have passed. Here, we showcase and honor cherished memories of life.


  • Catered Receptions
  • Chapel
  • Cremation Memorials
  • Event Space
  • Multicultural Funerals
  • Water Feature


A San Francisco landmark

Columbarium at San Francisco ColumbariumSan Francisco Columbarium was constructed in 1898 by Bernard J.S. Cahill as part of the Odd Fellows Cemetery. Our San Francisco Columbarium is among California and San Francisco's most prized architectural treasures. The building represents a beautiful example of neoclassical architecture and features a large rotunda, intricate stained glass windows, mosaic tile floors and over 8,000 interment spaces.

In the early 1900s, the city of San Francisco disallowed ground burials and eventually mandated the closure and removal of area cemeteries. Our columbarium remained the lone survivor of San Francisco's 4 major cemeteries, allowing us to grow and offer families personalized cremation services.

Expanding to meet the community's needs

Columbarium at San Francisco ColumbariumIn 2012, construction finished on 3 new niche facilities: Hall of Olympians, Hall of Titans and Hall of Heroes.

Each niche facility complements the grounds surrounding the columbarium, while preserving the elegance and grandeur of the original structure. Conveniently located in the Richmond District, our columbarium and the adjacent Franciscan Room, Fountain Court and Hall of Olympians are the only active nondenominational cemetery properties in the city of San Francisco.

Our San Francisco team welcomes you to tour the grounds. We're open 7 days a week for your convenience. We proudly support our community and consider it an honor to serve you.

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