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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jepson Center and Telfair Museums Admission
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Jepson Center and Telfair Museums Admission
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The Owens-Thomas House is considered by architectural historians to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America. Inspired by classical antiquity, this style of architecture takes its name from England’s King George IV...more
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124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-233-9743
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting and worth your time. Our tour guide Lacey gave us thorough explanations of both the cultural and architectural aspects of the home. She willingly answered all questions.

Thank Molly P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to check out the Owens-Thomas house out while I was on a trip to Savannah as I heard nothing about but great things from a few locals and the reviews here on TripAdvisor. I unfortunately did not have the same great experience as...More

Thank leah k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Learning about the history of this house and slave quarters was definitely worth the price of admission. The home is beautiful and seeing the slave quarters was eye opening to understanding what happened in this era. Pics are of the slave quarters where as many...More

Thank DScott525
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Flew to Split with Thomas Cooke on the 7th September from Manchester airport booking in desk friendly and efficient flight stewards good food good same with return journey pleasant experience

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Difficult to describe as it ticked so many boxes for us. The friendly, guided tour was great & added to the visit greatly. Entrance is firstly to the unadorned slave house, through the little, pretty garden & on to the house. It is small compared...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Owens-Thomas architecture is fascinating and worth seeing. Further, they had indoor plumbing years for the White House making it a very modern piece of history. But the real reason to go is to get the best history of how enslaved people lived in19th century Savannah....More

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MaryT3783, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments. Telling the story about the complex relationships between everyone who lived in the home, both the owners and the enslaved peoples, is not always easy but it definitely is real.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely house and a very nice guide. Learned a lot about the house and the area at the time it was built. One of the main attractions of Savannah and rightly so.

Thank Lynne H
MaryT3783, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the guided tour of the house - you can learn so much more when there is a guide. The house is beautiful, the garden very cute. I was impressed by some of the architectural features of the house. It is one not to miss.

Thank rotterdam0892
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful house, very well maintained including the slaves quarter. The tour of the house was very informative and entertaining. You are allowed to take pictures inside and out.

Thank aida68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative and fascinating tour. I learned a lot about home styles and history. I was pleased that they are trying to give a more full picture of life in the home and the reality of the enslaved people that both were forced to work there...More

Thank Keega16
MaryT3783, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That you for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed all aspects of the tour.

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December 18, 2016|
Response from Carol210 | Reviewed this property |
That's the only way you can tour the house is with the tour guide and is part of the admission price. It seem the tours run about every 15-20 min.
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Mary T | Property representative |
Hello! Telfair Museums admission includes all three sites, including the Owens-Thomas House. While there is no option to purchase admission for just a single site, please note that kids 12 and under get in free, and students... More
May 20, 2016|
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Response from KMB1117 | Reviewed this property |
We went to all 3. The Owens-Thomas House was our favorite. We spent the most time there. The Owens-Thomas House has guided tours at set times. The other 2 are self-guided. The Telfair Academy has 19th and 20th century... More