Opened in 1886, after wealthy art collector Mary Telfair left her estate and belongings to the Georgia Society, this is the ... More
Opened in 1886, after wealthy art collector Mary Telfair left her estate and belongings to the Georgia Society, this is the oldest art museum in Southern territory. Made up of three buildings, with very different, but equally fascinating architecture, the art and cultural artifacts inside are not the only jewels to see. The Telfair Academy has a neo-classical design and offers a glimpse into 19th century life. The Owens-Thomas House is a national historical landmark given to the museum in 1951. The newest 2006 Jepson Center offers a 64,000-sq. foot space, bringing modernism to the century-old museum. From art classes, to rotating and permanent collections, this museum offers visitors a chance to transport themselves in time. Visit the museum store on the way out, or even rent out space for a private party.
This stunning home is where the Juliette Low founded the Girl Scouts and held many early Girl Scout meetings and
adult trainings. Dating to 1821, the house is an interesting blend of Regency architecture and Victorian style additions. The ...
Completed in 1820, this handsome building on Columbia Square is one of the city's finest examples of Federal architecture. Its
proposed destruction in 1953 caused such a public outcry that seven local women raised over $20,000 to prevent it. ...
Want to see Savannah from a different view? Take a cruise on the Savannah River Queen, a replica 19th century
stern wheel riverboat. Daily one hour sightseeing cruises are offered from River Street. Lunch, Sunday brunch, and dinner cruises ...