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
sssicon Sights, Symbols and Stories of Oakland 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. Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. August 2 —
August 3
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Oakland and the Civil War History has several components: the participants, the chroniclers, and the historians. All of these components reside at Oakland. August 2
6:30 PM
The Women of Oakland From the domain of domestic life to the province of public life, this tour challenges the myth of Southern womanhood by uncovering the true social and personal histories of Atlanta’s pioneering women. August 3
6:30 PM