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

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The average burial plot cost in Wisconsin is $2,568. This is based on an analysis of 165 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $7,965 and as low as $350. Wisconsin’s burial plots are 28% more affordable than the rest of the country.

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

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Wisconsin: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Appleton, WI$2,388-7%
Brookfield, WI$7,965210%
Fond Du Lac, WI$4,88890%
Greenfield, WI$1,699-34%
Kenosha, WI$2,425-6%
La Crosse, WI$1,163-55%
Madison, WI$1,314-49%
Manitowoc, WI$4,00056%
Mequon, WI$595-77%
Milwaukee, WI$3,51737%
Monona, WI$1,790-30%
New Berlin, WI$1,458-43%
Oak Creek, WI$1,500-42%
Oshkosh, WI$2,100-18%
Pewaukee, WI$750-71%
Racine, WI$2,550-1%
Rhinelander, WI$350-86%
Wausau, WI$5,767125%

Wisconsin: 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 are 7 such cemeteries in Wisconsin. 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
Northwoods National CemeteryOpen4520 Lakewood Road Harshaw, WI 54529Phone: 612-726-1127
Wood National CemeteryClosed5000 W National Ave. Bldg. 1301 Milwaukee, WI 53295Phone: 414-382-5300
Fort Winnebago Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosedHighway EE Portage, WI 53901Phone: 414-382-5300
Forest Hill Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosedOne Speedway Road Madison, WI 53705Phone: 414-382-5300
Forest Home Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed2405 West Forest Home Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53215Phone: 414-382-5300
Fort Crawford Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed413 South Beaumont Road Prairie du Chien, WI 53821Phone: 414-382-5300
Mound Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed1147 West Boulevard Racine, WI 53405Phone: 414-382-5300

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?
Wisconsin Veterans Affairs201 West Washington Avenue P.O. Box 7843 Madison, WI 53707-7843Gary Dierks, Director of the Bureau of Veterans Cemeteries and Memorial Services Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Phone: 608-267-7124N/A
Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial CemeteryN2665, Highway QQ King, WI 54946Phone: 715-256-5000YES
Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial CemeteryN4063 Veterans Way Spooner, WI 54801Donald C. Grande, Director Phone: 715-635-5360YES
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery21731 Spring Street Union Grove, WI 53182Lee Kelley, Director Phone: 262-878-5660YES