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Savannah History Museum

303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401 (Yamacraw Village)
912 651 6825
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Ranked #65 of 123 Attractions in Savannah
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: In the former Central of Georgia Railway passenger station & adjacent to the Savannah Visitor Center, the museum offers a brief introduction to the story of Savannah through exhibits and a short film on the history of the city.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Looking for something to do on a windy cold November day; this museum was nice to spend an hour or two in. My 15 month old like what he saw and was spacious enough for him to walk around.

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Oralndo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you really want to learn the history of Savannah, this is the place to visit. However, I did not give myself enough time to truly appreciate the historical facts located within this museum. Please give yourself at least 2 or more hours to truly enjoy the displays, This is a small museum, but truly worth your time.

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Located next to the Visitor Center, it has a variety of displays and artifacts that are quite interesting. A good deal of information about the Girl Scouts is provided and there was also a section covering quilting and weaving in the south. Not huge but worth the time.

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globeseeker007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This museum is located in the same building as the visitor center and there is paid parking on the lot adjacent to the building for about a dollar an hour. You can purchase a See 3 Pass for $17 and see 3 out of 4 attractions listed on the pass. Since one option was the Savannah Children's Museum, we chose... More

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Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stopped here and bought a combo ticket for the other museums also. It's not a huge elaborate museum but it was interesting non the less. Lot of girl scout history I noticed.

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Union, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We loved the museum! My boys played "I spy" finding museum clues. It was long enough and intriguing, but not boring for children. They got to dress up and play along as we strolled through the museum.

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

This small museum was a nice introduction to Savannah history although the Forest Gump display gave much question to the authenticity of the displays. Since the suitcase displayed was definitely not the one used in the movie (look at the photo displayed and you can see the difference) was that even the same bench? Overall we enjoyed the museum for... More

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Waxhaw, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We started our museum tours with this little museum near historic Savannah. Let me say that we go to a lot of museums....we love museums...So saying a museum is just OK is somewhat difficult for me...but I like to give my honest personal opinions when I make a review...This is a very small museum that has a limited number of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum was much smaller than I was expecting but still was very nice to tour. There were many displays which caught my children's attention and brought about many good conversations with them. For the price I think it was a great place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Informative displays, staff was great, friendly. The young lady was courteous upon entry and exit. The gift shop was very nice. I likes the quilt display the best. The Girl Scout display was very super.

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Address: 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912 651 6825
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Yamacraw Village

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