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Amusements

  • Angela Beasley's Puppet People

    3119 Furber Avenue
    Savannah, GA 31404
    912-355-3366
    This amazing place offer puppet shows, theme parties, and entertainment for corporate events. They offer children's performances and also have entertaining puppets & events that are great for adults,...
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  • Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

    10 Ocean Science Circle
    Savannah, GA 31410
    912-598-2345
    "One of the largest near shore live-bottom reefs of the southeastern United States," this reef is located 32 kilometers off Sapelo Island and encompasses 58 square kilometers of live-bottom habitat.
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  • Island Miniature Golf and Games

    7890 US Highway 80 East
    Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-3833
    This challenging and fun miniature golf course offers hours of family entertainment. A game room, Softball and Baseball batting cages, a Moonwalk, bumper go-carts, and a variety of concession...
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  • Marine Education Center and Aquarium

    30 Ocean Science Circle
    Savannah, GA 31411
    Located at the University of Georgia
    912-598-2496
    Georgia's only public saltwater aquarium, this aquarium features about 50 species of marine life from coastal Georgia. Educational programs and summer science camps are available.
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  • Old Harbor Light & Oglethorpe Beach

    Located on Bay Street
    This site features a fountain commemorating three famous ships named for Savannah, as well as a bench that marks the sight of the landing of General Oglethorpe on February 12, 1733.
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  • Olympic Cauldren

    Located at Riverfront Plaza
    912-644-6400
    This monument was placed to commemorate the 1996 Olympic Yachting Venue that was held in Savannah.
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  • Waving Girl Statue

    Located at Riverfront Plaza
    912-644-6401
    This statue stands as a tribute to Florence Martus, who, from 1887 to 1931, greeted ships entering Savannah by waving a cloth at approaching ships in search of her long lost lover.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Andrew Low Home

    329 Abercorn Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-233-6854
    Owned and operated by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia, the classically designed Andrew Low House was home to wealthy cotton factor Andrew Low from 1949...
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  • Beach Institute, African-American Cultural Center

    502 East Harris Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-8000
    Georgia's oldest, continuous school for African Americans, this center originally was a school for black children after the Civil War and now contains a museum where an array of art exhibits are on...
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  • First African Baptist Church

    23 Montgomery Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located on Franklin Square
    912-233-2244 or 912-233-6597
    For over 200 years, the oldest black church in North America, has continued to hold services. Listed in the National Register of Historic places.
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  • Green Meldrim House

    14 West Macon Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Madison Square
    912-233-3845
    A rare example of a Gothic Revival house in an urban setting, this magnificent house features Gothic wood carvings, stone hooding around the windows, and cast iron oriel windows. General William T....
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  • Isaiah Davenport House Museum

    324 East State Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Columbia Square
    912-235-8097
    Considered one of the most perfect Georgian mansions in America, this Federal-style house was completed by master builder Isaiah Davenport. It is features original plasterwork and a cantilever...
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  • Juliette Gordon Low Girl Scout National Center

    142 Bull Street
    Savannah, GA 30301
    Located at Bull Street & Oglethorpe Avenue
    912-233-4501
    The first registered historic landmark in Savannah, this dignified English Regency-style mansion was the birthplace of "Daisy" Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America. The center depicts...
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  • King-Tisdell Cottage

    514 East Huntington Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-5161
    This historic cottage is now an African-American heritage museum that displays documents, furniture, and artifacts of Low Country Black heritage.
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  • Massie Heritage Interpretation Center

    207 East Gordon Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Calhoun Square
    912-201-5070
    Honored as Georgia's oldest school in continuous operation, this center is housed in three 19th century Greek Revival building and is noted for its gable roof, wood cupola, and cornice, as well as...
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  • Owens-Thomas House

    124 Abercorn Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Oglethorpe Square
    912-233-9743
    This prolific, Regency style elegant English villa was built using domestic and imported materials by British architect William Jay and is filled with decorative arts, rare antiques, and intriguing...
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  • Sorrel Weed House

    6 West Harris Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-8888
    A fantastic example of Greek revival architecture, the Sorrel Weed House is a state and National Trust Historic Landmark. Built by well-known architect, Charles B. Cluskey, the Sorrel Weed House was...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Bonaventure Cemetery

    330 Bonaventure Road
    Thunderbolt, GA 31404
    912-651-6843
    Prominent in the movie "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," this remarkable cemetery features moss-covered graves and monuments dating back over two centuries and contains the final resting...
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  • Colonial Park Cemetery

    201 E Oglethorpe Ave
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Located in Downtown Savannah
    912-651-6610
    One of the oldest graveyards in Savannah, this beautiful cemetery is filled with magnolia trees, as well as, fascinating markers and tombs. Colonial Park Cemetery is the burial ground for Savannah...
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  • Fort Pulaski National Monument

    P.O. Box 30757
    Savannah, GA 31410
    Located on Highway 80 East
    912-786-5787
    Guarding the Savannah's River entrance from the Atlantic, this star-shaped fortress took 18 years to construct and was an important factor during the Civil War.
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  • Laurel Grove South Cemetery

    2101 Kolluck Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-6772
    Significant as a visual record of African-American history in Savannah, this cemetery was dedicated as the burial of free persons of color, as well as slaves. The cemetery is also the final resting...
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  • Old Fort Jackson

    1 Fort Jackson Road
    Savannah, GA 31404
    Located on the Savannah River
    912-232-3945
    Once a Revolutionary War fort, this National Historic Landmark and Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification saw military service during the War of 1812, but primarily during the America Civil...
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  • Wormsloe State Historic Site

    7601 Skidaway Road
    Savannah, GA 31406
    912-353-3023
    Ruins of the fortified home constructed by Noble Jones between 1739 and 1745 are the featured part of this magnificent historic site that also includes numerous other historic structures and...
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Georgia Historical Society

    501 Whitaker Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-2125
    Established in 1839, this historical society contains a priceless collection of historical documents and relics and is the source of most of the historical research done in Savannah. A large array...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Effingham Museum and Living History Site

    1002 North Pine Street
    Springfield, GA 31329
    Across from Historic Effingham County Courthouse
    912-754-2170
    Effingham Museum and Living History Site offers a museum in the old jail and a restored 1900s village. Come visit Effingham Museum and Living History Site and experience how people lived long ago.
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  • Mercer Williams House Museum

    429 Bull Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Monterey Square
    912-236-6352
    One of the more than 50 houses Mr. Jim Williams, “one of Savannah’s earliest and most dedicated private restorationists;” saved during his 30-year career in historic restoration in Savannah and...
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  • Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum

    175 Bourne Avenue
    Savannah, GA 31322
    Located in Pooler
    912-748-8888
    This unique museum pays tribute to the juggernaut that was born in Savannah in January, 1942, and honors the courage and patriotism of the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to...
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  • Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

    460 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-231-8900
    A beautiful museum that portrays the role Savannahians played in the 1960s Civil Rights movement through memorabilia, photos, documents, and displays.
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  • Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum

    11460 Ford Avenue
    Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    912-756-3697
    Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum offers a collection early development of Bryan County and the heritage of Richmond Hill.
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  • Roundhouse Railroad Museum, The

    601 West Harris Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-651-6823
    Considered to be the most significant and complete Antebellum railroad structure to survive in the United States, this railroad structure contains a museum that features antique machinery starting...
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  • Salzburger Museum and Church

    2980 Ebenezer Road
    Savannah, GA 31326
    912-754-7001
    Salzburger Museum and Church offers its visitors a history of the Salzburgers, genealogical records and information, journals, artifacts and more. A gift shop is also available. Open Wednesday,...
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  • Savannah History Museum

    303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-1779
    The only museum in Savannah that is dedicated to the history of the whole coastal area, this museum is located in a National Historic Landmark building constructed before the Civil War and contains a...
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  • Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center

    681 Fort Argyle Road
    Savannah, GA 31419
    912-748-8068
    Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center offers a museum, nature center with information and exhibits on canal history, archeology, birding, and local attractions. Over five-miles of hiking...
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  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

    41 Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-232-1511
    Founded in 1966, this maritime museum contains extensive collections of sailing ship models, scrimshaw art, maritime paintings and antiques, and other nautical artifacts from trade and travel between...
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  • Telfair Museums

    912-790-8800
    The oldest public art museum in the South, Telfair Museums includes the Telfair Academy, Owens-Thomas House and the contemporary Jepson Center. The Regency-style Telfair Academy (121 Barnard Street)...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Forsyth Park

    Located at Gaston Street & Park Avenue
    912-644-6435
    The largest of Savannah's 22 historic squares, this magnificent park encompasses 20 acres and features a main promenade highlighted by a beautiful white fountain which was erected in 1858.
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  • Historic Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens

    2 Canebrake Road
    Savannah, GA 31419
    912-921-5460
    Serving as an educational and research resource of coastal Georgia, this unique garden lies on 52 acres and features an internationally recognized collection of 200 varieties of Oriental bamboo and...
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  • J.F. Gregory Park

    Located on Cedar Street in Richmond Hill
    912-756-3345
    Dominated by a 300 acre rice field that predates the Civil War, this park features a three mile walking trail which runs along the top of a dike that encompasses the field, as well as a children's...
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  • Oatland Island Education Center

    711 Sandtown Road
    Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-3980
    "One of the premier environmental education centers in the Southeast," visitors to this center can walk a nature trail and see an astonishing variety of wildlife secured in natural habitats including...
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  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

    Located on GA 25/SC 170
    912-652-4415
    Established in 1927, this refuge is home to numerous wildlife and covers over 28,000 acres. Hunting, fishing, and birding opportunities are available, as well as hiking trails and picnicking.
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Tours & Cruises

  • Architectural Tours of Savannah

    P.O. Box 8572
    Savannah, GA 31412
    912-604-6354
    "Oglethorpe's original plan, today's desire to balance preservation with a living city and almost 300 years in between are discussed while walking through what is sometimes labeled an urban forest." ...
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  • Bull River Cruises

    8005 Highway 80 East, PO Box 30072
    Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-1800
    Bull River Cruises offers eco cruises, dolphin cruises, sunset cruises, Barrier Island excursions, river tours and more. Specializing in tours for groups, families, schools, and businesses.
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  • Bull River Marina Dolphin Tours

    8005 Old Tybee Road
    Savannah, GA 31410
    912-898-9222
    See bottle nose dolphins and various other wildlife and scenery during this 90 minute narrated nature cruise down the Bull River aboard a 40 foot pontoon boat. Beverages are available on board and...
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  • Carriage Tours of Savannah

    10 Warner Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-236-6756
    Experience historic Savannah in an elegant way during this wonderful horse-drawn carriage tour through the Historic District. Ghost tours and wedding carriages are also featured and tours are...
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  • Dolphin Magic

    PO Box 30247
    Savannah, GA 31410
    Leaves Daily from River Street, Behind the Hyatt
    912-897-4990
    Two adventures are available for you to choose from with this company: A dolphin tour aboard Savannah's largest dolphin watching vessel on Savannah's historic waterways, and a deep sea fishing...
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  • Ghost Talk & Ghost Walk Tours

    127 East Congress Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-233-3896
    This original walking tour takes a fun and enlightening approach to the legends that lie beneath the haunting tales of Savannah. The stories are based on Margaret DeBolt's book "Savannah Specters...
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  • Ghosts of Savannah Walking Tour

    Tours Depart from Johnson Square
    912-236-4467
    This 90 minute stroll is fully narrated by supernatural researchers and filled with stories about Savannah's most notorious ghosts and Lowcountry legends. The tours have been featured on CNN, The...
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  • Gray Line Red Trolley Tours

    215 West Boundary St
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-TOUR
    Climb aboard a red trolley car and explore Savannah's history, haunts, and homes during this comprehensive, fully narrated 90 minute journey through the Historic District and Victorian District. ...
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  • Hauntings Tour

    409 East Huntingdon Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-441-9277
    An exciting and educational walking ghost tour of Savannah, Georgia.
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  • Historic Savannah Carriage Tours

    Main Location at the Hyatt Regency Hotel
    912-443-9333
    Come take a ride back in time throughout Savannah with Historic Savannah Carriage Tours. Guests will get to experience beautiful scenery and learn lots of facts while on the tour. Private and group...
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  • Lighthouse Trolleys

    601 Ocean Boulevard
    Springfield, GA 31411
    912-638-3333
    Take a ride across Savannah with Lighthouse Trolleys. Whether its for a tour, wedding, or just needing to get to another destination without all the chaos, Lighthouse Trolleys can help.
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  • Lowcountry Ghost Tour

    123 East Congress Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-WALK
    Savannah's most popular ghost tour, this tour is available every evening and takes you through the Colonial part of the Historic District as an informative guide tells you about local legends and...
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  • Moon River Kayak Tours

    8005 Highway 80 East
    Savannah, GA 31411
    912-344-1310
    Explore the beautiful scenery Savannah has to offer with Moon River Kayak Tours. Take a tour or rent a kayak.
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  • Old Town Trolley Tours

    214 West Boundary Street
    Savannah, GA 31411
    912-233-0083
    Tour Savannah with Old Town Trolley Tours and experience some beautiful scenery, sightseeing, and learn more about Savannah's rich history.
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  • Pirates' Walk

    135 Bull Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-234-3571
    Listen to blood curdling tales of pirates and learn the history of the "Brethren of the Coast," Blackbeard, and more exciting tales of treasure and treachery during this unique tour. It begins at...
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  • River Street Riverboat Company

    9 East River Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-232-6404
    "Savannah's premier dinner entertainment cruise ships," this riverboat company offers cruises on its two replica paddlewheel riverboats for dinner, moonlight entertainment, murder mysteries, and much...
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  • Savannah Belle Walking Tours

    Reynolds Square
    912-655-9896
    Come take a tour of Savannah with Savannah Belle Walking Tours. Designed especially for you and your interests, take a tour and see all that Savannah has to offer and learn some history along the...
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  • Savannah Fun Tours

    206 East Taylor Street
    Savannah, GA 31411
    912-667-9760
    Savannah Fun Tours offers a private scavenger hunt, tours, and private bus tours.
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  • Savannah River Street Pirates

    2 River Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-238-2469
    Savannah River Street Pirates sail the high seas on the Savannah River.
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  • Savannah Safari Walking Tours

    624 Beauregard Street
    Savannah, GA 31416
    912-356-9188
    Savannah Safari Walking Tours offers walking adventures, treasure hunts, guided or self guided tours, and fun for the whole family.
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  • See Savannah Tours

    409 East Huntingdon Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    912-441-9277
    See Savannah is a family-friendly walking tour of Savannah, Georgia. Learn about the many innovations, including city planning, the cotton gin, ocean going steamships, and more, that are part of...
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