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Telfair Academy

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

The oldest public art museum in the South and the first art museum in America founded by a woman. Formerly the Telfair family mansion, the museum opened its doors to the public in 1886 through the bequest of Mary Telfair, creating the foundation for art and cultural education. The Telfair Academy presents a celebrated collection of fine art, decorative art, and period rooms, displayed within the stunning architectural setting designed by European architects. Historic Map #13

121 Barnard St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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American Prohibition Museum

in Museum

Experience Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties like never before. At the American Prohibition Museum, you'll journey through the most infamous time period in American history from the inception of the 18th Amendment to its repeal 13 years later. Take photos with Al Capone, dance the Charleston craze, feel the weight of a Tommy machine gun and much more. End your experience in an authentic Speakeasy bar and enjoy a period-themed cocktail and music.

209 W. Saint Julian Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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ARTZEUM/TECHSPACE

in Historic, Educational, Cultural, Childrens, Childrens

Inside the Jepson Center is a place especially for the kids. They can unleash their inner artist at the glass wall, build structures with architectural blocks and explore new hands-on technology exhibits. They'll learn AND have fun...but be warned- they may not want to leave! ArtZeum is included in the Jepson Center admission price. Children 12 and under are free with adult admission.

207 W. York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Owens-Thomas House

in Tour, Historic, Educational, Cultural

Visitors are guided through one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in America as well as the original slave quarters. The tour explores the complicated relationships of the most and least powerful people in the 19th century Savannah-the wealthy Owens family who owned the property and the many enslaved people who labored there. The National Historic Landmark home includes a formal parterre garden, a rare intact urban slave quarter and one of the earliest systems of indoor plumbing.

124 Abercorn St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Harper Fowlkes House

in Historic, Museum, Heritage, Historic

Tour the Harper Fowlkes House and view up close the fascinating architectural details, artwork, & interiors that make Savannah's historic homes world famous. See what it looked like to live in the mid-1800s, as the house features the furnishings, china, silver, & crystal from that era. Step outside & enjoy the traditional southern garden. Admission: $12 (student and group discounts).

230 Barnard St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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HENRY FORD’S SOUTHERN TOWN DRIVING TRAIL

in Historic

Automobile industrialist Henry Ford made Richmond Hill his winter home from 1924-1947. This driving trail takes you to 30 historic sites showcasing Ford-era buildings, antebellum plantation homes, rice fields, historic churches, Bryan County's oldest cemetery, the Richmond Hill History Museum & the Civil War's Fort McAllister. Download the COASTAL BRYAN HERITAGE TRAIL free mobile app for a fully narrated tour and directions. Not all sites open to public.

9930 Ford Avenue
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
United States

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Jepson Center

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

Devoted to contemporary art and world-class traveling exhibition, the Jepson Center links Telfair's past with its future, unifying the museum's three distinct sites. Featuring highlights from the modern and contemporary collection and also treats visitors to an ever-changing array of exceptional artwork-from classical European masters to daring emerging artists. Also home to the "Bird Girl" statue made famous by the book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." Historic Map #31.

207 W. York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Old Town Trolley

in Tour, Historic, Educational, Cultural

Ride the 'attraction that takes you to the attractions' aboard the ORANGE and GREEN Old Town Trolley Tours. Take advantage of all day ON/OFF privileges and a comprehensive 90 minute tour provided by professional certified tour guides. 15 convenient stops have been chosen to maximize your visit and allow you quick access to major landmarks, dining and shopping. Experience why more than half of Savannah's visitors choose Old Town Trolley! 100% Money Back Guarantee. Historic Map F/G-3.

234 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Andrew Low House

in Tour, Museum, Historic, Historic, Cultural

The 19th Century Italianate house constructed for Andrew Low in 1848-49 was designed by John Norris. The site interprets the life of Andrew Low and his family, including his daughter-in-law Juliette Gordon Low. The house contains one of the South's finest collections of furnishings and decorative arts assembled by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the state of GA. Historic Map #16.

329 Abercorn St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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HENRY FORD MUSEUM IN RICHMOND HILL

in Museum, Historic

The building in which the museum is housed was built in 1940 as a kindergarten by Richmond Hill's most famous residents, automobile industrialist Henry Ford and his wife, Clara. The tradition of teaching continues today as visitors learn about the Ford era, rice plantations, the Civil War's Fort McAllister, African American heritage and more.

11460 Ford Ave.
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
United States

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