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Mercer Williams House Museum

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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Address: 429 Bull St, Monterey Square, Savannah, GA 31401-4935
Phone Number: 912 236 6352; 877 430 6352
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

This home and museum is now open for tours - but don't ask them about the...

This home and museum is now open for tours - but don't ask them about the "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" book or movie.

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Very interesting tour.

The tour was very informative and the guide pleasant and had many interesting tidbits to share. It is hard to appreciate the shear opulence of the house until you visit. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
wareagle-1980
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Trussville, Alabama
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful home with some unusual architecture; however, the house was not my favorite. Only 4 rooms are on tour. The tour was more about the antiques. Lasted about 30 minutes. The tour guide was fantastic.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

tour only included the main floor- we were disappointed with that! artifacts and some historical stories. It must a must see for us because we read the book and saw the movie and had to see the house.

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Edison, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and i visited while here for the weekend. The house has many artifacts and original furniture. Beautiful home. If you've seen the movie or read Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil like i did it was neat to be in the same room as "the murder". Great history told by a great tour guide. Had a... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was very informative and the guide pleasant and had many interesting tidbits to share. It is hard to appreciate the shear opulence of the house until you visit. The tour only covers the downstairs, but is reasonably priced and worth the half hour.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour focus was art and architecture. Some mention of its role in movies and books. I was reading 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' during our vacation in Savannah, it made the book parts come to life seeing the house.

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Maleny, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting visit.It shows the life and times of an era in Savannah.It shows the setting for a movie.Not much is said about the movie.That in itself tells a lot.If you have read the book and seen the movie go

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HUNTSVILLE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The charge to go thru this house is worth every penny. The decor, portraiture, eclectic artwork, and of course the restored home itself are all magnificent. The Docent who did our tour was extremely knowledgable, and would answer questions...as long as the questions were about the house and not about Mr. James Williams.

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Thank Owen P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide was very good and entertaining but it is a bit disappointing that you only see the first floor. Garden is beautiful. And what you see is interesting.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil this is a must see. A great tour of a beautiful home.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received free tickets as part of a Savannah bus tour so we decided to check it out. It was interesting and we enjoyed our visit.

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