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Savannah History Museum

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The museum was somewhat hidden behind the visitors center on MLK blvd. It is well worth visiting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard R
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Great overview of Savannah with air conditioning

We brought our 5 and 7 year old here to help them learn a little of Savannah's history before... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Ohiogirl00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
Yamacraw Village
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank coleenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the museum gives interesting background to Savannah's story, which is good to know for those who are planning to visit some of the mansions in the historic district. Some eye-opening exhibits.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Savannah and decided to explore some of the history of the area instead of just shopping at River Street. We were pleasantly surprised with this museum. It had lots of great exhibits on Savannah's role in the major wars...More

1  Thank Gretchen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel a lot for work and try to find something local to do when we get the free time. We happened across this museum and decided to check it out. Upon paying admission and checking out the museum a gentleman marched past me beating...More

2  Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was somewhat hidden behind the visitors center on MLK blvd. It is well worth visiting, as it gives you a feel of Savannah's history. And they even had the bench that Forrest Gump sat on. Chippewa Square is where it was filmed. If...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This museum turned out to be a great hidden gem, which offered a wide variety of Savannah history. It covered the Civil War, the trains, the WWs, Juliette Gordon founder of the Girl Scouts and more. The exhibits were concise but very informative. The layout...More

1  Thank goldenparadox
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great place to see all the history of Savannah. There is a lot of information to view so plan spending some time reading and taking it all in. Great air condition too.

Thank Mercedes S
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We always try to visit museums of the place we're visiting to learn a bit of the history. The museum was interesting and informative. It's not very large but, the society made a good use of the space they have. We purchased the see there...More

1  Thank Danie R
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We brought our 5 and 7 year old here to help them learn a little of Savannah's history before exploring the city. There were enough visual and interactive displays to keep them interested in the museum long enough for my husband and I to actually...More

Thank Ohiogirl00
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We didn't realize this museum was there until we jumped off the trolley to use the restrooms! At $7.00 apiece, it was a bargain. It is nicely done and it has wonderful displays. I particularly enjoyed the Girl Scout/Brownie exhibit. It brought back fond memories...More

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Amysmama
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!
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