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Decided to make a quick visit here on a day trip to Savannah. There were so many intricate models here, I could have stared at them for hours. There are other seafaring artifacts as well. Definitely a neat place if you have any maritime interests.
The Scarbrough house is home to this museum and it is full of fantastic displays of models of actual ships dating back to the Civil War. There is also a model of the Titanic. Beside each ship is a brief narrative of its history; take...More
Maybe my sailing-loving veteran of a husband has brain-washed me, but I really, really enjoyed this museum much more than I thought I was going to. The beautiful ship models and art, the environmental display (temporary), Civil War history, etc plus the gorgeous old mansion...More
We love this museum. They have the most beautiful, intricate, exacting models of ships throughout the centuries but they are very poorly lit! The gentleman at the entrance suggested we use our cell phone flashlights to illuminate them. That worked well!
However, why isn't the...More
Model ships? I thought it sounded strange but the owner of my hotel recommended it and I loved it! When you learn the history of Savannah's sailing past it's fascinating, it's an amazing house and the gardens in the back are very tranquil too. A...More
During our visit, there was a "Making Waves: Perspective on Pollution of Waterways" exhibit. Sobering art pieces/exhibits highlighting the detritus found in nearby waterways. Stunning ship models with exquisite detail and interesting maritime history of the area. Worth a visit.