No reservations required. Tours begin at the Visitors Center.
Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is a museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 stories to tell; stories filled with both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies.
Join one of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides for a walking tour of the grounds. Tours are offered year round. Tour receipt is redeemable for $5 off Six Feet Under.
Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland: a 90-minute overview tour of Oakland Cemetery
Saturdays and Sundays: 2 p.m. only (Dec. 3, 2016 – March 11, 2017)
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. (March 18, 2017 – Nov. 26, 2017 except as noted below)
Special Topic Tours: Every Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 p.m., learn something new about Oakland Cemetery with a rotating lineup of hourlong special topic tours. For tour topics and times, click here.
Please note tours will not be offered on the following dates:
- May 20, 2017: (Special Event: Arts at Oakland)
- June 10, 2017: (Special Event: Tunes from the Tombs)
- October 1, 2017: (Special Event: Sunday in the Park)
- October 21, 22, 28 – 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. overview tours will be offered, no 4 p.m. tours. (Special Event: Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours)
On Thanksgiving weekend, tour schedule will be extended to include tours on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Children (aged 6-17) and Students (with ID): $6
Seniors: (65 and older) $6
Historic Oakland Foundation Members: FREE