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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-2435
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The amazing model ships give a view of seafaring that's enhanced by the quality of the exhibits about the history of the house and its owners. I enjoyed it tremendously.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank FloridaAuthor
Reviewed 4 days ago

Of all the Museums in Savannah right now this is still one of the classist , most tasteful and truest to it's history that Savannah has left . There are other home museums and other venues that might be worth the while but many are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on November 2nd on the day of a marathon in Savannah. All of the doors were locked. We later heard that they had shutdown due to the marathon and were opening late. But... no one put up a sign advising of that.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JohnBakerTN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a whim when we needed to kill some time on a hot day. The ships on display had an amazing level of detail and the stories behind them were fascinating!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kstevens0610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The detailing of the model ships is fantastic. Talking with the docent I learned that before construction begins on any ship the builder researches the vessel to find out all he can about it so as to build an exact replica of that ship. Detail...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got the Groupon deal and visited with my boyfriend. They really do a nice job with displays. Some very interesting Maritime and Savannah history. Interesting and nice relics. Definitely a nice break to learn some history at a leisurely pace. Not sure young kids...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank athena5365
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

A great museum with lots of models in a spectacular historic house. A great tale of history during the early period of savannah and the south.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bill B
Reviewed September 29, 2019

Gardens around the house great. Being set up for a reception in the gardens while we were there. The museum is models, explanations. Generally lighting could have been better but they do let you use phones. Focus is on Savannah/Civil War in the area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rburdmd
Reviewed September 25, 2019

Stopped in on a hot day in the city. Very nice exhibits, nice little garden out front and a few informative videos. Cute little gift shop as well!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 858meganw
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable visit. 2 stories of exhibits but my favorite was all of the ship models done in the same scale. Lots of information and ties to Savannah. Would visit again. Was able to purchase tickets for museum in advance through Groupon which made it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Lynette926
April 24, 2019|
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Response from Travelmiz | Reviewed this property |
We went through it within a few hours... you can take your time and pace yourself.
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March 30, 2016|
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$9.00 adults I believe. It is worth the cost!
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