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The Owens-Thomas House is considered by architectural historians to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America. Inspired by classical antiquity, this style of architecture takes its name from England’s King George IV...more
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124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Owens-Thomas house is rich in interesting architecture! It is all symmetry! To me, the most interesting piece of work inside the house is the "bridge from the front of the house to the back - connecting the old, original structure, to the addition of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I expected this tour guide to tell us about the house, and the owners. I was ready to be rushed through the slave quarters and the history of the enslaved people who lived there. I was not prepared for what happened next: an informative tour...More

Thank Vanity M
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Vanity, you are welcome! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The house and slave quarters tour is well worth the price. This home is a well preserved gem. One of the first homes with running water in the nation. Tour is very interesting facts and makes you realize how hard it would have been to...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was more inclusive of slave history than I expected and I loved it. The carriage house/slave quarters brought me here. Great stop and informative!

Thank Marshall A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very interesting hearing the history of the historical homes in Savannah. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and able to answer the questions asked of her. Because this is a two story home, you will need to climb stairs.

Thank r2dianni
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic house had a few amazing details but when compared to other historic homes I visited I wasn't exactly blown away. Highlights for me were the Haint Blue ceiling in the slave corners (beautiful color i had never seen and we were told that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Daniel wants to educate on black lives matter instead of describing the home and furnishings. The importance of slavery in history is clear. I didn’t learn much about the home.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide toured us through this amazing home telling of the architecture, the history, and the culture of Savannah. He was especially engaged in how the wealth that built this home and supported the lifestyle came through slavery. The slave quarters are a powerful witness...More

1  Thank RevLex101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Daniel get off your soap box and quit linking the 1800 slave trade to black lives matter. This is quite a stretch. The whole tour suffered due to your uptight persona. I wish we could have had a different guide.

2  Thank Donkey5629
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Owens Thomas House while in Savannah and were impressed by it's architecture and prominent spot in Savannah. Located across from Oglethorpe Square, the building was designed to have two balconies but one sunk to the bottom of the ocean during transit from...More

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papopipo2000
19 December 2016|
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Response from Carol210 | Reviewed this property |
That's the only way you can tour the house is with the tour guide and is part of the admission price. It seem the tours run about every 15-20 min.
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papopipo2000
18 December 2016|
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Response from Mary T | Property representative |
Hello! Telfair Museums admission includes all three sites, including the Owens-Thomas House. While there is no option to purchase admission for just a single site, please note that kids 12 and under get in free, and students... More
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kmoney4
20 May 2016|
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Response from KMB1117 | Reviewed this property |
We went to all 3. The Owens-Thomas House was our favorite. We spent the most time there. The Owens-Thomas House has guided tours at set times. The other 2 are self-guided. The Telfair Academy has 19th and 20th century... More
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