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Savannah History Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nice collection of historical artifacts

We happened upon this place by accident, it was at trolley stop 1 and was the entrance to the rail... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Jill E
Pleasant Lake, Michigan
small, some interesting holdings

This museum is small, although its location in the old Georgia Railway Passenger Depot works... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Boston, Massachusetts
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In the former Central of Georgia Railway passenger station & adjacent to the Savannah Visitor Center, the museum offers a brief introduction to the story of Savannah through exhibits and a short film on the history of the city.
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303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
Yamacraw Village
+1 912-651-6825
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have visited a lot of museums in our travels, from San Francisco to Salt Lake City to Denver to Chicago to Atlanta to Washington DC to New York to Boston and a lot of places in between. But we can't recall...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was great, but the best part was the history related by Logan, who had a wealth of knowledge and did a great job doing a one-man reenactment of a critical battle, including rapid fire musket work. If you can hold the attentions of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank laura_lemaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice little museum (we did it as an add on to the railroad and children's museum across the street. A highlight was the tour they do of the battlefield. Our guide (Logan) was great and good with the kids (6 and 4) while also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

This was an amazing museum and the day we went included a loyalist and liberty program that gave me a better understanding of the Revolutionary War. Logan was our tour guide and did a spectacular job with his re-enactment and we even got to watch...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 1234kxs
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Really enjoyed both the Museum and the Tour that related to the American Revolution - Siege of Savannah. The Tour Guide was dressed in period costume and was very knowledgeable. Well worth the $7.50!!!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Suzanne O
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Good, local history museum greatly enhanced by the hour-long Revolutionary War program given by well-informed, costumed re-enactors. Currently (January 2019), the program is offered just a few days a week so you should call ahead to confirm the days and times. We thoroughly enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank greg802
Reviewed 29 January 2019

We went here when the museum had a Night at the Museum. You may have thought it was a childrens event but I went with 3 other adults. We really enjoyed the exhibits regular and living. I wish we had, had more time to read...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank marieregina
Reviewed 22 January 2019

This is an average local history center in an historic rail station like so many others. It is worth a stop if your in the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

We happened upon this place by accident, it was at trolley stop 1 and was the entrance to the rail museum that was our intended destination. It was a nice surprise and we enjoyed our hour visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jill E
Reviewed 2 January 2019

This museum is small, although its location in the old Georgia Railway Passenger Depot works. Showcased are some aspects of Savannah's past from 1733 onward, including the American Revolution and Civil War. The "Forrest Gump bench" is pretty much the only nod to the 20th...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 January 2019|
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Response from goldenparadox | Reviewed this property |
At door. I believe you could get combo tickets as well, for a few exhibits. These also available at the door.
14 July 2015|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
$7 per adult $4 per child (ages 2-12) Children under 2 are free. Ask about the discount admission ticket!