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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

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This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-2435
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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Reviewed 16 June 2002

I was fortunate to visit the Savannah Maritime Museum whilst working in the United States this summer. The models on display were magnificent and very informative. I was delighted to see an oil painting of a British Clipper Ship named'The Bidston Hill' hanging upon the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Don't expect to get married here if you're jewish. I can't say for certain but despite the day being open on their online calendar, they insisted they were booked once they found out we planned to hold the ceremony at the nearby synagogue. They stopped...More

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ShipsoftheSea, Events Manager at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2015

Hello, I am sorry to hear of your concern for a recent inquiry on wedding rentals. Unfortunately, our website events calendar does not automatically update on its own. If there is another date you would like to check out please look at our events calendar...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Maybe my expectations were way too high coming in, but I was very disappointed in this museum. I understand why the lighting has to be so low so as to preserve the articles viewed but I could barely read any of the descriptions and explanations...More

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ShipsoftheSea, Owner at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We appreciate your feedback and for letting us know. As a historic home built in 1819, we face the unique challenge of providing a positive and informative tour experience for our guests while balancing museum and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am guessing the gardens are beautiful in the summer. I would rate the museum itself just ok - a bit of a disappointment for me.

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really need to be very interested in ships and the history of them to get the most from this museum, but it was included with other tours on a ticket we purchased and the house it’s in is also quite interesting to see.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has an amazing collection of models of boats. They are amazingly detailed. The price of entry is very reasonable. They do allow photography.

Thank Jenifer H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed both the museum and the gardens and grounds at this museum. In fact, we were both blown away by the very pleasant surprise when we decided to check this museum out. The ships were amazing, the history information accompanying the scale model...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a small museum. There are model replicas of ships with accompanying plaquards. This is a fine museum for those interested in ships. This museum should be skipped by those who don't care about ships. The front desk person was very knowledgeable about ship...More

Thank MacnCheeseMom2014
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The gardens were great but I was in heaven inside. All those models, oh I wanted to take them home with me lol. I recommend this to anyone who has a love of ships and /or sailing.

Thank 2Nickels78
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is well worth the trip! the location is absolutely stunning. its a good review of history also

Thank Lourdes M
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Wow, if you love maritime history don't miss this. Huge models. I learned so much history about the civil war ships. Amazing model of NS Savannah. First nuclear powered merchant ship. The building and gardens are beautiful.

Thank LarryR568
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Surrounded by a quiet garden, my wife and I enjoyed spending an hour or so at this museum. Much of the museum features detailed scale models of old sailing ships and a number of interesting artifacts from those ships. Some models have cut-away parts to...More

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$9.00 adults I believe. It is worth the cost!
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