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 & Stories of Oakland Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. May 23 —
May 24
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
hands Oakland’s Boys of Summer Baseball Tour On May 12, 1866, the Gate City Nine and the Atlanta Baseball Club take the field to play the first baseball game in Atlanta, just outside of Oakland's gates. May 23 —
May 23
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
fraternal Odd Fellows, Red Men, Masons and More: Fraternal Organizations at Oakland Join us for a fascinating look at the earliest fraternal organizations - many still in existence today - and their Oakland Cemetery connections. May 24 —
May 24
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
sssicon Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland On Memorial Day, take in the history of Oakland during the Sights, Symbols & Stories overview tour! May 25 —
May 25
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM