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Membership

Preserve Atlanta’s past and celebrate its present by becoming a member or renewing your membership!

As a member of Historic Oakland Foundation you help preserve the important cultural resource and greenspace that is Oakland Cemetery.  Plus, Historic Oakland Foundation members enjoy free guided tours, access to special members-only events, discounted ticket sales, advance ticket sales to our popular Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours, discounts in our Museum Store, and more.

Membership Levels

Membership Benefits for All Levels
  • Free admission to our ``Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland`` tour and special topics tours for individuals listed on the membership
  • Advance ticket sales to special events, including Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours and Illumine
  • Discounted tickets for up to four people to select events like Sunday in the Park ft. Tune from the Tombs, Love Stories of Oakland, and Malts and Vaults of Oakland: Where Beer Meets History
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events
  • Early access to our Spring and Fall Plant Sales
  • 10% off purchases at Visitors Center & Museum Store
  • $5 Discount on Scavenger Hunts
  • 10% off one dinner entrée at Six Feet Under Pub and Fish House (must show membership card to redeem discount)
    Individual (Any Age)
    $55/ year
    Membership benefits for one individual (any age)
    • Two guest tour passes
    Student
    $25/ year
    Valid with a student ID
    • Two guest tour passes
    • Biannual career building progams hosted by HOF staff
    • Invitations to Grave Digger events
    Grave Digger Young Professional
    $60/ year
    Membership benefits for one individual (ages 21-39) plus:
    • Two guest tour passes
    • Invitations to exclusive Grave Diggers quarterly gatherings
    Dual
    $70/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together)
    • Two guest tour passes
    Family
    $85/ year
    Membership benefits for family of four from the same household (two adults/two children)
    • Two guest tour passes
    Angels
    $150/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • Four guest tour passes
    • 10% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    Sustaining
    $300/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • Six guest tour passes
    • 10% off private rentals
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    Contributing
    $500/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • Six guest tour passes
    • 10% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    • Private tour for up to 10 people ($120 value)
    • A free gift from the development coordinator

    Members at the Following Levels are Automatically Welcomed into the Bell Tower Society

    The Bell Tower Society is an elite group of our closest friends and supporters who regularly invest in our mission to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery with the public as an important cultural resource and as an island of tranquility in the heart of the city.

    As a part of the Bell Tower Society, you will receive a mention in Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual report, a private tour led by HOF staff for up to 10 people, and invitations to exclusive donor events such as the annual Bell Tower Society fete. HOF members who join at the levels below receive those benefits available to all levels AND special benefits outlined below.

    Patron
    $1,000/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • Eight guest tour passes
    • 20% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    • A private tour for up to 10 people ($120 value)
    • A free gift from development coordinator
    • A private tour and lunch with HOF executive director for up to six people
    • A behind-the-scenes preservation tour with director of preservation or a horticulture tour with director of gardens for up to six people
    Benefactor
    $2,500/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • Eight guest tour passes
    • 20% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    • A private tour for up to 10 people ($120 value)
    • A free gift from development coordinator
    • A private tour and lunch with HOF executive director for up to six people
    • A behind-the-scenes preservation tour with director of preservation or a horticulture tour with director of gardens for up to six people
    Director's Circle
    $5,000/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • 10 guest tour passes
    • 20% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    • A private tour for up to 10 people ($120 value)
    • A free gift from development coordinator
    • A private tour and lunch with HOF executive director for up to 10 people
    • A behind-the-scenes preservation tour with director of preservation or a horticulture tour with director of gardens for up to 10 people
    The 1976 Circle
    $10,000/ year
    Membership benefits for two adults (do not have to reside together) OR a family of four from the same household (two adults/two children) plus:
    • 10 guest tour passes
    • 20% off private event rentals (Excludes the month of October. Subject to availability.)
    • One dual/family gift membership per year to give to a friend
    • A private tour for up to 10 people ($120 value)
    • A free gift from development coordinator
    • A private tour and lunch with HOF executive director for up to 20 people
    • A behind-the-scenes preservation tour with director of preservation or a horticulture tour with director of gardens for up to 20 people

    Become a Member Today

    Questions about Membership?

    Contact Lynnette Ivey at livey@oaklandcemetery.com.

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