Historic Oakland Foundation offers several types of tours to entertain, educate, and enlighten the community throughout the year.   We offer our Guided Overview Tour every weekend and Special Topic Tours every weekend mid-March through mid-October.  We also offer guided tours for private groups and schools.  If you want to tour the cemetery at your own pace, we offer several options for self-guided tours.  Please click the links below for more information.  We hope you enjoy your visit to Oakland.

Self-Guided Tours

Guided Overview Tours

Special Topic Tours

Private Tours: Schools and Groups


Name of Tour Tour Date
Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. September 23 —
September 23
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
History, Mystery, and Mayhem Hear the stories that defy explanation and eerie events that have passed into local legend, from mysterious burials to deaths occurring under peculiar circumstances. September 23 —
September 23
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Victorian Symbolism at Oakland Get acquainted with the many botanical, secular, and religious symbols at Oakland and interpret their meaning. September 24 —
September 24
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM