Savannah Museums and Attractions: Historic Downtown
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The Beach Institute was established in 1865 by the American Missionary Association to educate newly freed slaves. Built in 1867, it was the first school in Savannah for ...
First African Baptist Church
Overlooking Franklin Square is First African Baptist Church. This church, which is still active, is descended from the oldest African-American congregation in the United ...
Built in 1869 by W.W. Aimar, this cottage, with its original gingerbread ornamentation, is in the Beach Institute neighborhood of the Historic Downtown and serves as a museum ...
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
More than 40,000 people toured Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum during its inaugural year of 1996. The museum chronicles the story of Savannah's civil rights struggles ...
The Roundhouse Railroad Museum
The Roundhouse Railroad Museum includes the oldest and most complete antebellum railroad manufacturing and repair facilities still in existence in the United States. Thirteen ...
Savannah History Museum
Delve into Savannah's colorful past at the Savannah History Museum, located in the old passenger station of the Central of Georgia Railroad that also houses the Savannah ...
Ships of the Sea Museum
Scarbrough House and its related garden (a true undiscovered treasure) have added a lot of tone to this museum, previously housed on River Street. The exhibits are more ...
Telfair Museum of Art
The Telfair is the oldest art museum in the South. Its permanent collection of paintings, prints, sculpture, and decorative arts is housed in a mansion designed by English ...