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Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace

10 East Oglethorpe Avenue, (corner of Bull St. and Oglethorpe Ave.), Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
912-233-4501
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As featured in Kid-friendly Savannah
Ranked #14 of 121 Attractions in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Experience the extraordinary at Savannah’s MUST-SEE Destination! Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, 1818-1821, Savannah’s first Registered National... more » Owner description: Experience the extraordinary at Savannah’s MUST-SEE Destination! Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, 1818-1821, Savannah’s first Registered National Historic Landmark. Enjoy a guided tour of the authentically furnished Gordon family home as it appeared in 1886. Explore the amazing and lively stories of four generations of one American family, including Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912. Elevator accessibility « less
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Brooklyn, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Very interesting story behind her life. House was lovely with a lot of the furniture being authentic. Guides in the house were very knowledgeable and the tour was very interesting. I did buy the package where I was able to see the other two houses - Andrew Low house and the Davenport house - I learned facts about this also,... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

wife being a former girl scout want to see this house and the city and people have done a nice job with the house and history of the girls scouts well done

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Frederick, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Interesting place but is seem Juliette did not spend a lot of time there. Check out the other place she also lived and you will get a better idea of what she was all about. I gained a little more respect for the efforts by the ladies of her era.

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The tour of the Juliette Gordon Lowe House was excellent -- our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the house, the family and the era of Savannah when it was built and the family lived there. Only one sour note: the gift shop needs some serious updating. Too many tacky items.

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Stephens City, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We came with a group of 9 for a Girl Scout troop. What a great day we had! The staff was awesome. Our girls learned so much and had so much fun. The activities that the staff came up with was great and very well organized.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I enjoyed see this beautiful mansion but would have loved to see the inside. I'm not sure they do tours but we did not see any information leading us to believe they do.

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JGLBirthplace, Birthplace Advocate at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our lovely house! I'm sorry you missed our signage and didn't come in for a tour. We give guided tours of the house seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mondays through Saturdays and from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sundays. I hope you find yourself in Savannah again... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We took our daughter (and son) to the Juliette Gordon Low birthplace home in Savannah in June 2014, mainly because my daughter is a Girl Scout. But the home/museum can be greatly appreciated by those with no ties at all to scouting, especially by those who love a look at historic homes and furnishings. The house is easily located, just... More

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Fanwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. Was a bit skeptical that this would be interesting, but the tour guide was so nice and knowledgeable that even non Girl Scouts will love the tour.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was an extremely informative tour. As a former girl scout I appreciate the person who lived here, but even more so I was impressed with her talents and ablities that were displayed on various pieces of furniture, dishes, ironwork, etc. on display throughout the house. She was an amazing woman as anyone will see when they visit her home.... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When visiting the historic district of Savannah, this is a place not to be missed. Our guide was well informed on the personal history of Juliette Gordon Low, her accomplishments including the formation of the Girl Scouts.

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