We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Designed by British architectural prodigy William Jay in the neoclassical Regency style, the Telfair Academy is a former mansion built in 1819 for Alexander Telfair, son of Revolutionary War patriot and Georgia governor Edward Telfair.In 1875...more
All reviews jepson center owens thomas house art museum bird girl statue american impressionists permanent collection plaster casts museum pass special exhibit three locations nice collection combo ticket william jay fine art on display admission price wonderful museum
The Telfair Museums are actually 3 museums and your ticket gives you access to all. The main modern museum was great. We spend nearly 2 hours there, and the Academy was a hidden gem where you learn the history of the family who lived there...More
I came for the Monet to Matisse and found this home to be so much more. The home is beautiful, I couldn't believe that the man built a rotunda in his home. You must see this place. The works of art are amazing. A must...More
One ticket purchase gets you into several of the Telfair museums, which you do not have to visit all on the same day. These include the Telfair Academy, the Owens-Thomas House and the Jepson Center. The Owens-Thomas House provides a guided tour and the other...More
During a misty rainy walk one night through Savannah, my boyfriend and I noticed the Telfair Acadamy lit up beautifully. We returned the next day with his mom and enjoyed our self guided tour through the building. The second floor entrance led directly to the...More
great art gallery which happened to have an Impressionist Exhibition on, which was guided very well, and we then had time to explore independently. Lots of additional exhibitions on also. A very nice building, and a great visit
I have to say, I really enjoyed the history behind the Telfair women. They were so well read and travelled so much for their day. I loved the exhibits talking about their family, and also the exhibits on world travel!
Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Megan C
MaryT3783, Manager at Telfair Museums Telfair Academy, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018
Thanks Megan, we are glad you enjoyed learning about Mary Telfair and the history of the family.