Bus Tours of Oberlin


Looking to bring a large group to Oberlin?  A bus tour of historic Oberlin may just be what you are looking for.  Our bus tours are guided by a knowledgeable step-on docent and allow visitors to see the monuments, parks, and architecture of Oberlin with convenience and flexibility.  Tell us your needs and interests and we will tailor the tour.  If you have questions or want to schedule a bus tour, please call Amanda Manahan, the Museum Education and Tour Coordinator, at (440) 774-1700 or email tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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Oberlin Highlights

This tour is ideal for those new to Oberlin or who would like to see as much of the town as possible in a single visit. Learn about the earliest residents of Oberlin, hear fascinating stories of the triumphs and scandals around town, and discover diverse monuments and architecture, including the landmarks around Tappan Square.


Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist History

“Oberlin is perhaps the most important station along the whole line of the Underground Railway. It has rendered the most important services to Freedom. It is second only to Canada as an asylum for the hunted fugitive.” Based off of our popular history walk, this tour will feature stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom.