Sights, Symbols, & Stories Tour
March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 30, 2023
One event on January 25, 2023 at 10:30 am
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2023
Discover the history, the Victorian gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland home. Join one of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides for a 90-minute walking tour through Atlanta’s past and present.
Tours meet outside of the Oakland Bell Tower. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in with the volunteer at the front desk.
- Saturday and Sunday: 2 p.m.
- Select Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m.
Spaces are limited, so we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance.
Historic Oakland Foundation Members
Historic Oakland Foundation memberships include free tickets for our Sights, Symbols, and Stories tour. Check your membership level before you purchase. Individual members receive one (1) ticket, dual members two (2) tickets, and family memberships four (4) tickets. Membership status will be confirmed before the tour.
Not all areas of Historic Oakland Cemetery are wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you need an accessible route when purchasing your ticket. There is designated parking for vehicles with a disability permit behind the Bell Tower Building/Visitors Center. This is the best option for parking as the main entrance is paved with cobblestones, and both the East Gate and Memorial Drive Gate entrances have either a step or curb.
ASL interpreter available if given 3 days (72 hours) notice.