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Things to Know Before You Come

Historic Oakland Foundation remains committed to the continued well-being of visitors, staff, and volunteers. We have implemented the following enhanced protocols and procedures to assist the community in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

We closely monitor the latest guidance and policy from the CDC and government officials so that we can make informed decisions regarding our programming. We encourage visitors to check this page regularly for updates.

We are implementing signage and related protocols to maintain physical distancing. We are also limiting tour capacity and offering contactless ticketing. We are offering online programming for those who wish to learn about Oakland Cemetery from home.

Oakland’s 48 acres of outdoor space allow visitors to explore the Cemetery while maintaining a social distance of six feet or more. Please use caution and maintain social distancing in more crowded areas of the cemetery.

Face coverings are not required when guests can maintain at least a six-foot distance. When that is not possible, please wear a mask or face covering.

If you are taking a guided tour, a facemask is required.

No, we will not be checking temperatures. No one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19 or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days, is permitted onsite.

Our Visitors Center restrooms are currently closed in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Right now there are no restrooms open to the public at Oakland Cemetery.

Our Visitors Center and Museum Store are closed to the public until further notice. We invite you to shop our online Museum Store and to learn more about Oakland at our website.

If you have a fever, are symptomatic or feel ill, please stay home. You may request a refund for a ticketed tour through Please email with questions.

Guidelines for Visiting Public Parks

Oakland Cemetery is a City of Atlanta park. We urge you to follow the following guidelines when visiting.

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