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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia

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Alexandria, Virginia
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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 17 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 33 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
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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 22 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 6 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Easley, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I took my father to visit this museum. He loved looking at the detail of the model ships. We also enjoyed the architecture of the house and the beautiful gardens. The staff was super friendly and helpful!

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York, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The male member of our pair suggested we visit this museum .... and I agreed. The gardens/grounds are beautiful, and right in the center of Savannah.....but then much of Savannah is beautiful and green. My husband is an accomplished modeler of 18th century sailing vessels and was delighted & fascinated to see the models, paintings and historical material within this... More 

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Additional Information about Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

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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