Historic Oakland Cemetery

248 Oakland Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312- Map It
(404) 688-2107

AAA Editor Notes

Historic Oakland Cemetery is at 248 Oakland Ave. S.E. (MARTA: King Memorial station). Founded in 1850, this Victorian cemetery contains majestic oaks and some of the city's oldest magnolia trees. Gothic Revival and neoclassic tombs are found throughout the 48-acre cemetery as well as the graves of 27 former Atlanta mayors, six Georgia governors, “Gone With the Wind” author Margaret Mitchell, golfing great Bobby Jones and approximately 6,900 Confederate soldiers. Self-guiding walking tour brochures are available at the visitor center. Special events are held throughout the year. Guided tours are available.
Cemetery free. Tour fee $12; $6 (ages 6-17, ages 65+ and students with ID); $28 (family, two adults and two children).
Hours: Cemetery open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 9-8, mid-Mar. through Nov. 30; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Guided tours are given Sat.-Sun. at 10, 2 and 4, mid-Mar. to early Dec. (also at 6:30 p.m., mid-Mar. to mid-Oct.); at 2, rest of year. No tours first Sun. in Oct. and during some special events. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.