Tours

Tours

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
TourThumb Pioneers of Atlanta: The First 20 Years Meet the founding sons and daughters of a town originally known as “Terminus.” September 20 —
September 20
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
rsz_1music_tour Oakland’s Stories of Song From spirituals to shape-note singing, Oakland Cemetery's musical roots are deep and far-reaching. This newest tour at Oakland spotlights some noted Atlanta musicians and the cemetery's musical themes throughout. September 21 —
September 21
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Epitaphs Epitaphs – The Immortality of Words How would you like to be remembered? Join us as we explore some of the fascinating epitaphs that grace the monuments of Oakland. September 21 —
September 21
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM