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Savannah History Museum

Savannah History Museum © Jud McCranie
Savannah History Museum © Jud McCranie

The Savannah History Museum gives an excellent introduction to the city, its exhibits reflecting the city's history from its founding to the present day. The museum is housed in a restored railway station that dates from before the Civil War and is one of Georgia's 43 National Historic Landmarks. Visitors can enjoy an exhibit on Girl Scout founder Juliet Lowe, as well as sit on the bench used for the filming of 'Forest Gump'. Just across the street in the Battlefield Memorial Park, a memorial to the second bloodiest battle of the American Revolution.

Address: 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Website: www.chsgeorgia.org

Telephone: (912) 651 6825

Opening times: Open daily 9am-5.30pm

Admission: $14 (adults), $4 (children) for an all-site pass, valid for three days.