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Massie Heritage Center

207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
+1 912-395-5070
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So much to learn!

Our group of three was lucky enough to come at a time when the Center wasn't busy and got a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rochester, New York
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An interesting look into the early education of Savannah, and a lot more history into the how the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle E
North Billerica, Massachusetts
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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 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!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
+1 912-395-5070
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of three was lucky enough to come at a time when the Center wasn't busy and got a "private" tour from volunteer Bob (there Mondays and Fridays) who was amazing! Very knowledgeable and kind. Massie has so many different exhibits and so many...More

Thank al_macken
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting look into the early education of Savannah, and a lot more history into the how the city came to be.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the center and found it to be very educational. This once was a school and there is an old classroom on the second floor. The center also had section on historic Savannah, a section on Indians, architecture, and schooling. The kids will love...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great history of the school, with a school room that will take you back in time. Also includes history of Savannah architecture .

Thank Brent720
Reviewed June 16, 2017

So OK, it's another old building with old furniture but you can watch the interactive model of Savannah which will show you which parts burned and were rebuilt as well as military advancements and retreats throughout. Upstairs is an authentic classroom and a separate building...More

Thank ken and cindy p
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is one of the only stops where we hopped off the tour bus and was glad we did. The lady that gave us the tour was very informative. I was not a big history fan as a child but have found as an adult...More

Thank hesster
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The tour was fantastic and the best part of our trip. Bob was the best guide ever. He has a heartfelt passion for the history of the city.

Thank MichaelClimo
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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

We brought our troop of 6 teenagers (13&14) to Massie for the tour. It was very informative & fun for all of us. We all walked away learning info that we will probably retain for the rest of our lives. Thank you! This tour is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 10, 2017

I was very impressed with the large model of the city. It gives an excellent idea of how the squares were formed. It also dramatically maps out the fires.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Highly recommend for both children and adults. This Center offers a realistic picture of life in Savannah through pre-revolutionary war, revolutionary war and civil war. It focuses on early settlers, the lay-out of Savannah as a city, architecture and education. Wonderful interactive exhibits for children...More

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August 3, 2017|
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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