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On Wednesday the 3rd of October 2018 we visited the King Tisdell House in Savannah. Ms. Imani told us vividly and in detail the history of the house and its inhabitants. And also the history of the city Savannah. It was a great pleasure to...More
Our tour guide, Imani, is a walking history book. She knows everything about the area has small details can tell you about various people that lived in the area.
Do not be in a rush when you visit because she is a World Book of...More
We visited the King Tisdell Cottage in February, 2017. The guide was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable with so many stories that brought the history to life. The exhibits gave real information about the time periods and the people who lived then. It is small but...More
Date of experience: February 2018
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Susan G, Executive Director at King Tisdell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018
Thank you carolpl6673LR ! I'm glad your trip to the Cottage was memorable. I will pass along
your kind words to the staff.
After finding long lines at other historic homes in Savannah, we decided to check out King Tisdell and boy are we glad we did! Our tour guide was personable, funny and knowledgeable! The house was small but packed with information.
Buy tickets online before you...More
Date of experience: March 2018
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Susan G, Executive Director at King Tisdell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018
Thank you for visiting the King-Tisdell Cottage linnypiggy - we appreciate your kind description of our historical interpreter. SG
We LOVED the cottage, but based on online review we were expecting about a 30 minute combination oral history from a volunteer including a self-guided tour. That's not what it was. About an hour and a half into purely sitting in the front room listening...More
We enjoyed our visit. Our docent was very knowledgeable of the cottage and it's inhabitants. It isn't a big place so the majority of the time was spent listening to the stories of history. I have no pictures to add because no picture taking is...More
I was the only person going through this wonderful museum at the time of my visit which was awesome! Ronald, my docent was very knowledgeable about the local history and in particular, gave me an in depth overview of what to expect in each room...More
A small but excellent museum chronicling black history in Savannah.
Our docent was very friendly and knowledgable and there are a number of very interesting genuine artifacts related to the progression of black life in Savannah from slavery to the present time.
I'm glad I...More
I was the only person going thru this intimate museum so I had pretty much a private tour guide, Ron. This is right at a stop on the hop on hop off trolley, and a worthwhile stop, and the cottage museum dedicated to the preservation...More
The King-Tisdell cottage tour was wonderful. If you want to have a historical immersion experience in African American culture of Savannah this would be a great choice. Praise W.W. Law for his vocation in preserving this cottage and the historical neighborhoods around Savannah. What a...More