We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Savannah History Museum

303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
+1 912-651-6825
Review Highlights

We visited the History Museum on our first day while staying in Savannah, so glad we did as Erin... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Orlando, Florida
A glimpse of the history of the area from its beginning.

View the story of the Native Americans, British conflicts, the importance of the railroad and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
Read all 384 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“re enactment” (15 reviews)
“forest gump” (23 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
Yamacraw Village
+1 912-651-6825
Write a Review
Reviews (384)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

61 - 70 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited the History Museum on our first day while staying in Savannah, so glad we did as Erin, our tour guide gave us a full insight to the history of this beautiful city.

4  Thank florida158
Reviewed 22 December 2016

View the story of the Native Americans, British conflicts, the importance of the railroad and cotton, the civil war, and the Girl Scouts all in one building for a nominal fee.

Thank TFitz134
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very cool place to visit. It has a great short video before you walk thru the museum. The visitor center is in the same building. Plus the Railway museum is across the street. Great location downtown.

Thank bondinsavh
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I found the museum interesting and worth my time. The Visitor's Center is located in the same building. On a very hot or very cold day, this is a great place to spend some time. Then hop over to the Georgia State Railroad Museum and...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 5 December 2016

1. My Background/Expectations. This was my first visit to the museum. As a retired U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officer, I am always interested in visiting any museum that has a military flavor. As a History/Political Science major and history enthusiast, I am always on the...More

Thank raj0302
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Museum. You know? Cool stuff, but for a town like that they could really use some major corporate sponsorship and do a helluva lot more. All over the place and kind of had a college project vibe to it. Still, pretty cool and worth $7...all...More

Thank 12bpatrick4ever
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this site. The history of Savannah, is so much. Today we will be going to the train museum hoping it's another good site to visit on a 3 day site pass

Thank Odell H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Adults were very interested in the exhibits and a scavenger hunt for the kids worked well. The hunt kept them engaged. This is our third time to visit this museum over 10 years. Well designed.

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good overall history of Savannah mostly presented on reader boards. They do have an interesting old steam locomotive. There is a movie on Savannah that you can view without paying for the museum. Spend your time in the historic district and if you have an...More

Thank jspace63
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you go to this museum try to be there at a time when you can participate in the Oct. 9, 1779 battle re-enactment; this is absolutely the highlight of the experience. The participation opportunity makes it all the more fun than just looking at...More

3  Thank DeBuskPhotography
Nearby Restaurants
Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
4,038 reviews
.55 km away
Crystal Beer Parlor
3,243 reviews
.38 km away
Lulu's Chocolate Bar
892 reviews
.56 km away
Savannah Coffee Roasters
475 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Savannah Historic District
10,867 reviews
.02 km away
Georgia State Railroad Museum
558 reviews
.19 km away
Savannah Visitors Center
480 reviews
.08 km away
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Inc.
194 reviews
.46 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 July 2015|
Answer Show all 5 answers
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!