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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
912 232 1511
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Ranked #19 of 121 Attractions in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Specialty Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description:   The Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum is housed in the Scarbrough House, built in 1819 for the principal owner of the Savannah, the first steamship... more »
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful ships on Display, including The Titanic, very interesting. Charge was minimal, like 4 or 5 bucks, but well worth it...A must see in Savannah

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

A great museum filled with scale models of ships important to Savannah. Very helpful staff who assisted my disable father to access the museum. However, it is not handicap accessible.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went through this museum with some friends. It is a self-guided tour on three levels. Mostly consists of model ships inside cases with little plaques to read about each exibit. The house is very pretty. Bathrooms located in the basement. Everything was clean. The gift shop clerk was very helpful as was a gentleman who wandered around the museum answering... More

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Longview, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent self guided tours of battleship, air craft carrier, and submarine. Friendly and informative volunteers. We toured one ship, went elsewhere, and then came back in the afternoon.

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15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Even if you are not a museum fan, you need to take time out to wander this splendid location. The varied history of the sea and shipping in Savannah is magnificently told and display. People of all ages will enjoy!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The building alone is a step back into history. Beautiful! Then the beautifully kept garden in the back (where you go into the museum) is so peaceful. Such a treat before even going into the museum which to me was the icing on the cake. Well worth the stop!

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Mims, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited this attraction when it was crammed into small quarters down on River St. years ago. This new location is incredible and the ships are now showcased in spacious displays with room to linger. Attendants are knowledgeable and enjoyable if you have questions about anything maritime (not just exhibits). The bonus of this new location is the beautiful gardens... More

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We really enjoyed this museum. Lots of models of various ships from various eras. My favorite display was the ships in bottles. I know some people enjoy this hobby, but I don't have the patience. I always find the product of people that do very interesting.

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Roswell, Georgia
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24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Each room of the Scarborough House, showcases different eras of ships. There are many from the early years and even one of the Titanic. It was a very enjoyable tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The models of ships were very impressive. Got there late in the day. It's worth several hours to see it all.

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