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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

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Address: 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912 232 1511
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.
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Gorgeous place for a wedding!

Recently attended a wedding here and the outdoor greenery was so beautiful for the wedding. The way in which the bride has the wedding decorated for the reception with the lights... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Recently attended a wedding here and the outdoor greenery was so beautiful for the wedding. The way in which the bride has the wedding decorated for the reception with the lights was amazing. Did not get an opportunity to view the museum in its entirety however I did see some pictures and replicas of ships on the way to the... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Admittance was kind of pricey considering the size of the museum, but it is well maintained and the staff was polite. The gardens look pretty, but I can't imagine spending much time out there in the summer. Definitely tough access for people in wheelchairs or using a stroller (we had a stroller). Our kids were far more entertained by it... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

if you like ship models this is a mist see. Every ship that has borne the name Savannah is here. There are also models of the Titanic and other great ships. Nice collection of ships in bottles in the basement. Lots of stairs.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

As a wooden ship model builder I check out maritime museums worldwide. This little place has great models, but little else for learning or if you are bringing kids.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

..this is the place for you. The displays upstairs were very interesting and informative. The young man at the entrance gave us great lunch recommendations too.

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S.W. Florida
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a small museum in a large historical home. About half of the items on display are beautiful and intricate models of ships. The rest are interesting artifacts. This will only take about an hour for most folks.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

For nautical and history buffs, this was a pleasant surprise. The large model ships and historic information are hiddent in a restored historic home in Savannah. Gardens around back (enter that way) are lovely.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Three floors of ship history and models on every floor will give you a vast overview of the many vessels that have plied the waters off the Atlantic coast, and in and around Savannah, GA, and other locales. Each room has a particular theme and various ship models depict details along with a short history of each. Rooms include several... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

please don't get me wrong, the place is good and the staff was very very good. To appreciate the beauty of the ships, the craft and the history behind each ship, you need to be into it. I am not big time into ships and all, so I found the place average .. nothing great !

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Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A disclaimer: we are history nuts. We love history, we love transportation history, this is our idea of a good time. That said, I highly recommend this museum. It is located in a beautiful historic home, wrapped in gorgeous, manicured gardens, and the architecture lent much more than expected to our enjoyment of the place. The museum displays scale models... More 

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Address: Address: 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912 232 1511
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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