Cemetery burial plot cost in Minnesota: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in Minnesota is $2,868. This is based on an analysis of 446 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $9,500 and as low as $1,200. Minnesota burial plots tend to cost 20% less than those in other parts of the United States.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.

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Minnesota: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Bloomington, MN$2,580-10%
Burnsville, MN$1,419-51%
Coon Rapids, MN$2,9673%
Crystal, MN$2,731-5%
Mahtomedi, MN$2,250-22%
Maplewood, MN$1,200-58%
Mendota Heights, MN$1,498-48%
Minneapolis, MN$2,638-8%
New Hope, MN$9,500231%
North St Paul, MN$3,22512%
St Anthony, MN$2,570-10%
St Paul, MN$1,840-36%

Minnesota: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There is just one such cemetery in Minnesota. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Fort Snelling National CemeteryOpen7601 34th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55450Phone: 612-726-1127

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContactVA Funded?
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Duluth4777 Hwy 53 Duluth, MN 55811Cory S. Johnson, Cemetery Administrator Phone: 218-520-0120YES
Leech Lake Veterans Cemetery (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)16477 69th Ave. NW Cass Lake, MN 56633N/AYES
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Little Falls15550 Hwy 115 Little Falls, MN 56345Erik Sogge, Administrator Phone: 320-616-2527YES
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery – Preston715 Highway 52 Preston, MN 55965Robert Gross, Administrator Phone: 507-765-7320YES