The beautiful southern city of Savannah is overflowing with rich, intriguing history. Due in part to charming cobblestone streets and gorgeous antebellum architecture, Savannah is a history buff’s paradise. If you’re looking to learn more about how Savannah came to be, you need to add the Savannah History Museum and Visitor Center to your itinerary!
During your stay at the historic Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will be within walking distance of the Savannah History Museum and all of the gorgeous parks, amazing restaurants, and irresistible shopping that Downtown Savannah has to offer! Don’t forget to Request our free Vacation Guide for more information about the city’s best attractions.
A Complete Picture of Savannah’s Past
Located within the city’s Visitor Center, the Savannah History Museum offers a fun and detailed look into the city’s origin. What’s unique about the Savannah History Museum is that its exhibits range in topic. You’ll learn about Savannah’s role in the American Revolution, Civil War, Industrial Revolution, and popular culture. Where else can you learn about General William Sherman’s March to the Sea and the famous Forrest Gump bench under one roof? Other highlights of the museum’s pop culture installments include Johnny Mercer’s Oscar and Grammy awards. The newest exhibit at the Savannah History Museum, “Women of Merit,” even features an unexpected history of the Girl Scouts. Since there are so many diverse topics covered here, you’re sure to learn something new and exciting about Savannah!
The Savannah History Museum address is 303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. It operates on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults can enter the museum for $7, kids 2 and up for $4, and babies for free. Finally, be sure to request a Savannah History Museum tour from one of the friendly, informed guides for an immersive experience!
Get Your Fresh Air Fix at the Savannah History Museum
Adjacent to the Savannah History Museum is the tranquil Battlefield Memorial Park. In 1779, more than 8,000 troops fought in one of the American Revolution’s bloodiest battles, the Battle of Savannah. The Battlefield Memorial Park is a monument for the soldiers who were wounded or died in that conflict. Take an hour to wander through this sunny park. It’s the perfect outdoor complement to the Savannah History Museum!
Become a Part of Savannah’s History
After visiting the Savannah History Museum, immerse yourself in more details of Savannah’s magnificent past by staying at the luxurious Presidents’ Quarters Inn. You’ll be nestled in the heart of Savannah’s National Landmark Historic District, so no need to worry about Savannah History Museum parking. It’s just a 15-minute walk from the inn! During your stay, you’ll be pampered with amenities like wine and hors d’oeuvres served each afternoon, elegant robes, concierge service, and more. In addition, we’ll serve you a delicious southern breakfast before you hit the town each morning.
The George H.W. Bush room is one of our best suites for special occasions. It’s comfortable, elegant, and features a brand new bathroom complete with a stunning granite countertop. Because of the room’s beautiful seating and a king-size sleigh bed, relaxing after a long day is easy. What’s more? General Robert E. Lee was an overnight guest here in the late 1800s. How’s that for a history fix?
We can’t wait for you to come and discover Savannah with us. Happy exploring!