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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

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Address: 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-2435
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+1 912-232-1511
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.

This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.

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Don't miss this place if you love ships

I went here with my husband planning to be bored. Boy, was I surprised. It was extremely well done & interesting. I think I liked it more than my husband. LOL

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ladson, South Carolina
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Ladson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went here with my husband planning to be bored. Boy, was I surprised. It was extremely well done & interesting. I think I liked it more than my husband. LOL

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The home and grounds alone is worth a visit. The details on the various model ship displays were fascinating.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the history of the house which is on the second level at the top of the stairs. The models were interesting and I really enjoyed the ones that were open on the sides so you could see all the people and cargo loaded into the boats - I think kids would love this part of the museum. I... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an old home. Very well done. Lots of large ship models and paintings. History of Savannah shipping as well as Civil War involvement. Lovely gardens as well.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the displays and histories of the ships - also enjoyed the home and the history connected with the house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum has a great display of ship models. The displays include ships from Savannah's history as well as ships from US history including the Titanic. We thoroughly enjoyed visiting the museum and will return upon our next visit.

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Dadeville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By happenchance we came upon this museum. The history and artistry combined make for a very comforting and educational visit.

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Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

The most memorable displays in this fine museum are ship's models of some of the most iconic sailing vessels of all time. From galleons to modern navy ships. The scale (as large as 3/8'=1') allows the viewer to understand how the ship operated and the crew lived through cutaways in hull and superstructure. The museum has extensive archives and the... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

My first day in Savannah, this was the only STOP I got off my Old Savannah Tour....I walked over to the Museum. Got special price of $7 for being a veteran. Wonderful museum. Main level has nice gift shop with LOTS of Maritime books etc... as well as little memorabilia....Also on Main level, lots of rooms with LARGE ships inside... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This small museum is laid out in beautiful grounds and has a variety of model ships on show including Titanic. It was just $9 each which was OK if you like small museums and model ships.

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