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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Closes in 24 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.
Closes in 24 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-2435
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to make a quick visit here on a day trip to Savannah. There were so many intricate models here, I could have stared at them for hours. There are other seafaring artifacts as well. Definitely a neat place if you have any maritime interests.

Thank rm0463
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Scarbrough house is home to this museum and it is full of fantastic displays of models of actual ships dating back to the Civil War. There is also a model of the Titanic. Beside each ship is a brief narrative of its history; take...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is a wonderful museum. I intend to bring my grandsons back. it is very well done, and highly informative.

Thank rwwd66
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I thought this place was pretty interesting. The models of the ships were amazing. So much detail. The plastic art exhibits were very neat as well.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Maybe my sailing-loving veteran of a husband has brain-washed me, but I really, really enjoyed this museum much more than I thought I was going to. The beautiful ship models and art, the environmental display (temporary), Civil War history, etc plus the gorgeous old mansion...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We love this museum. They have the most beautiful, intricate, exacting models of ships throughout the centuries but they are very poorly lit! The gentleman at the entrance suggested we use our cell phone flashlights to illuminate them. That worked well! However, why isn't the...More

Thank holleyannep
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Look and see the Iron Clad rescued from the Savanah River. For 150 years, the Confederate ironclad CSS Savanah lay half-buried at the bottom of the Savannah River.

Thank William W
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We were killing time and came across this musem. We enjoyed all the details of the models. The information was amazing too.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Model ships? I thought it sounded strange but the owner of my hotel recommended it and I loved it! When you learn the history of Savannah's sailing past it's fascinating, it's an amazing house and the gardens in the back are very tranquil too. A...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed June 8, 2018

During our visit, there was a "Making Waves: Perspective on Pollution of Waterways" exhibit. Sobering art pieces/exhibits highlighting the detritus found in nearby waterways. Stunning ship models with exquisite detail and interesting maritime history of the area. Worth a visit.

Thank Sarah K
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$9.00 adults I believe. It is worth the cost!
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