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Massie Heritage Center

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Address: 207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
Phone Number: 912 395-5070
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Massie Heritage Center should be your first stop in Georgia's first...

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 projected onto the model. Massie's six exhibit rooms inside the historic 1856 Greek Revival school house offers visitors the unique opportunity to learn about Savannah's many architectural styles, the earliest inhabitants of the Georgia coast, the historic preservation movement in the city, and what school was like in the 1800s inside our authentic heritage classroom. We are located on beautiful Calhoun Square, Savannah's only architecturally original square, at the corner of Abercorn and Gordon streets. We look forward to seeing you!

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Had a good time in this place, it has lots of History along with many hands on things to complete, the second floor is an old school house with old books, clothes to dress up in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although it is a place of interest , the only thing I found of real interest was the actual classroom , where someone was showing some younger children what differences there between now and then . I suppose if you are doing the hop on/off it's worth stopping off at .

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Headland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good time in this place, it has lots of History along with many hands on things to complete, the second floor is an old school house with old books, clothes to dress up in and just lots of info.. Even has the old school bell you can ring.

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Thank garathcindyh
New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here from the trolley tour. I wasn't able to see all because a local school was having a class trip in three of the rooms. The laser show in the main room was interesting. Would i suggest to pay to see? The answer is no, unless you are in the education field. You can learn from the trolley... More 

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Thank noellep792
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a lot of information included in the self guided tour. Each room had plenty to read and absorb about the history and architecture of Savannah. Children would especially enjoy the schoolroom and the old timey clothing to try on. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank LHA2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat place to stop and kill some time. Staff was very eager to help and talk to you about the center. They have a map of the city that is a must see!

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Thank StellaMeatball
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From a interactive display about the Savannah Historic District, to the Native American history of Savannah, this center offers a wide range of information about Savannah. The historic school room is a must visit to get a glimpse of Savannah's history, but we really enjoyed the maritime display and Savannah architecture history and styles exhibit. Add this stop to your... More 

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Thank Bob T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Was a nice surprise for us to visit. The tickets came with our Oglethorpe Trolley Tour, so we went on whim and was very pleased.

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Thank Troy C
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Our daughter (a teacher) and granddaughter had fun playing school in the schoolhouse room set up in the museum. The museum supplied costumes, and our girls had so much fun enacting school scenarios, including wearing of the dunce hat! We laughed so much, it was one of the highlights of our day in Savannah.

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Thank debbie A
Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Wonderful stop on the trolley tour. Very informational, offering a great historic prospective of Savannah.

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Thank Chandra E
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We went here during our tour of Savannah. It was raining and thought it would be a good break. Cool place especially the display on the first floor.

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