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Massie Heritage Center

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The Massie Heritage Center should be your first stop in Georgia's first city! Massie provides the best orientation for your visit with a 3D model of Savannah's entire Historic District, including three laser-lit narratives of the city's history...more
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207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This former school has been transformed into a fantastic educational resource on area history, culture, and education. I particularly enjoyed the large room explaining Savannah history. The large model of the current historic district has narration and laser lighting to illustrate events in the city’s...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We have lived in Savannah for six years visiting many of the top historic venues. We found this one today and cannot applaud enough for its presentation of Savannah history. Primarily a teaching tool for the Savannah Chatham schools it has an uncomplicated style of...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

On our whole trip o think this is where my daughters(13) interest was peeked the most. She really enjoyed everything about it. Money well spent! Only thing I would suggest is while giving the tour after everything has been told maybe give 10 mins or...More

Thank Tash H
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The Massie Heritage Center was included on a tour we took, and I admit I thought it would be boring. Wrong! Very informative but also very interesting and enjoyable. The guide explained the large map of Savannah and its layout and background ,and then we...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The Massie Heritage Center commemorates the first educational institution for Freedmen in the city. The space was not organized very well, and there wasn't much in the way of signage or exhibits.

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Small but well done renovation of historical school. Interesting architectural display of Savannah historical district and replica of old classrooms.

Thank Linda O
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Karen Clark my tour director was very informative. Great place to learn about educational opportunities for the children of Savannah. This historical site should get more publicity.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

My wife and I visitied the Massie Center on a Road Scholar tour. I believe it is usually a delf guided tour, but our tour guide was a student here and also taught here! THe stories he told! Definitely a place not to miss. THe...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Great exhibitions on the history of Savannah, native Americans and education in the 19th century. Should be a must visit when in Savannah.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Surprisingly good tour. Learned a great deal about Savannah itself and the early education system in the city. Great displays throughout. The docents were very knowledgeable and entertaining. We had four days in Savannah. Because there is so much to do not sure I recommend...More

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August 3, 2017|
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Response from Sightsee656897 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that was the "hike" but more of a stroll. Very informative! Our girls were 14 years old. We did the carriage ride prior and the hike repeated some info but offered plenty new. The hike was definitely more... More
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from Bob T | Reviewed this property |
Here is the information from their website: internet(dot)savannah(dot)chatham(dot)k12.ga(dot)us/schools/massie/default.aspx Hope this helps. Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm Sunday: 12 pm – 4 pm Closed St. Patrick's... More