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Savannah History Museum

Closes in 3 min: 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 1 week ago
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 weeks ago
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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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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

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 weeks ago

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
Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend this museum. I enjoyed all of the exhibits and learned a lot about the South and American history in general. The museum is laid out in different rooms and offers a variety of displays. There is even a cotton gin!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DDB51
Reviewed 3 December 2018

The Savannah History Museum was a delight. It was full of many hidden treasures, especially, if you are a history buff. I will make plans to spend more time there during my next visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael E
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We spent just over an hour here. Found it pretty interesting. Saw the Forrest Gump chair, an interesting display on Juliette Low and other interesting displays. Nicely restored building.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shonas804
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is located in the same building as the visitor center. The museum has an eclectic range of exhibits relating to the history of Savannah.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I found this place because I was seeking shelter from the rain while I was attending a conference in Savannah. Entrance fee to this little gem is 7 USD for adults which includes a guided interactive tour about the role of Savannah during the revolutionary...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

It takes 30 min to visit, very small and actually nothing special. If you have extra time and want to see the Forrest Gump famous bench there you go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amir_atp
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We began our trip by visiting the museum. It gives a good overview of the area and one can book tours from here. We picked up a hop on and off tour here that lasted all day. We also met here for a ghost tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Will be a quick stop because it is quite small. It is a self-guided museum. It did contain some interesting sites And they offer a 15 minute film prior to entering the exhibition.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coleenham
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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!