The Cyber-tomb was a massive underground complex discovered under the ice and snow of the planet Telos and other tomb worlds. The tomb held a small army of Cybermen and the Cyber-Controller in cryogenic suspension, as well as a cyber-conversion unit, a weapons testing facility and a revitalising unit.
The tomb held what was possibly the last of the Cybermen, keeping them alive so the Cyber-race would live on. It was designed to be a trap. If discovered at sometime by humans (which must possess great intelligence in order to solve the Cybermen's symbolic logic control systems), as soon as anybody walked into the tomb, it would seal itself closed, trapping the people inside. The Telosian Cybermen would then awake from their sleep and convert the trapped people into Cybermen to continue the species. Afterwards, the new Cyber-race would return to Earth and control it. (TV: The Tomb of the Cybermen)
The Cyber-tomb facility on Telos was the Master Hibernation Unit. (AUDIO: Conversion, Telos) Iris Wildthyme claimed to have visited the Cyber-tombs on Telos with her assistant Jeremy. (PROSE: The Scarlet Empress)
Hedgewick's World of Wonders Edit
The planet where Hedgewick's World of Wonders was built had a Cyber-tomb underneath the theme park, which housed three million Cybermen in stasis, recovering from the effects of the Cyber-Wars. By the time the Eleventh Doctor arrived with Clara Oswald, Angie and Artie Maitland, the theme park had been closed due to visitors being abducted to repair the damaged Cybermen.
After the Doctor's arrival, the Cybermen were unleashed while the Cyber-Planner Mr Clever attempted to take over the Doctor. Outnumbered, Emperor Ludens Nimrod Kendrick Cord Longstaff XLI, who had been hiding out on the planet, reluctantly activated the Desolator, a planet-destroying bomb which obliterated the planet, the Cybermen and their tombs. The few survivors of the battle were rescued by the Imperial Flagship, summoned by the bomb's activation and the ship scanned the debris for life, finding no signs of any Cybermen survivors. However, it missed a single Cybermite which remained active in the debris field. (TV: Nightmare in Silver)
It was later discovered that multiple tombs existed across the galaxy, including ones converted from human colonies. (AUDIO: The Crystal of Cantus) Cyber-tombs were seen among the ruins of a Cyber-ship that crashed into the Arctic Circle. (GAME: Blood of the Cybermen)