Become a Member

Historic Oakland Foundation’s mission is to partner with the City of Atlanta to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery with the public as an important cultural resource and an island of tranquility in the heart of the city.

As the guardians of Historic Oakland Cemetery, HOF wants to engage as many people as possible in the protection and promotion of Atlanta’s most tangible link to the past. Membership dollars support HOF’s annual fund for preservation, education, beautification, and operations.

Please consider joining Historic Oakland Foundation as an annual member:

Individual ($45):

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Individual

Grave Digger Young Professional ($50)
For Members ages 21-39

Grave Diggers is HOF’s newest membership level, designed to engage Atlanta’s young professionals in our shared history. Grave Digger members will have access to quarterly, exclusive GD-only events at Oakland Cemetery. Join us for unique opportunities such as a special edition of the popular “History, Mystery, and Mayhem” guided tour followed by beer and Atlanta trivia at a neighboring restaurant!

  • Full individual membership privileges for one
  • Invitations to exclusive Grave Diggers quarterly gatherings
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”

Young Professional

Dual ($60):
Two adults (do not have to reside together) 

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Dual

Family ($75):
Family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Discounted tickets to Young Historians Homeschool Program
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Family

Angels ($150):
Two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • Two guest tour passes
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • 10% off private event rentals**
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Angel

Fountain Friends ($300):
Two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • Four guest tour passes
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • 10% off private event rentals**
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Fountain Friend

Obelisk Overseer ($500):
Two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • Six guest tour passes
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • 10% off private event rentals**
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events

Obelisk

Preservation Patron ($1,000)
Two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)

  • Free admission to regularly-scheduled tours*
  • Eight guest tour passes
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Shop
  • 20% off private event rentals**
  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter and Oakland Herald printed newsletter
  • Advance ticket sales to HOF special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours
  • Discounted tickets to special programs such as “Love Stories of Oakland” and “Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History”
  • Expedited check-in and other members-only benefits at select HOF events
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only Events
  • Preservation Patrons are also automatically welcomed into The Bell Tower Society and receive those additional benefits including a private tour for up to six people led by HOF staff.

Presevation Patron

Historic Oakland Foundation memberships are payable by cash, check, or credit card. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. For further questions please contact Laura Hennighausen, lhennighausen@oaklandcemetery.com or 404-688-2107 x30.

*Excludes private tours, programs, or special events.
**Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.