We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
220
All photos (220)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
This museum houses a collection of models and paintings of historic ships.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-2435
Website
+1 912-232-1511
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Savannah
from US$14.98
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
Reviews (639)
Filter reviews
631 results
Traveller rating
328
222
68
9
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
328
222
68
9
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews gardens are beautiful nautical history great ship titanic sinking scale model old mansion on display gift shop self guided tour rainy day civil war exhibits scrimshaw house sailors skiing vessel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 631 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small Maritime museum, but really good ship models and nice grounds. Well worth the visit. For the price it can't be beat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 455natew
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an eye opener !!!!! We thought it would be a quick visit but ended up spending 3 hours. The models are incredible and the history of how the seafarers lived is very entertaining and informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crazylimey
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like model ships, you will love this museum! The detail that goes into each ship was amazing! Because we were a group, we were given "living history" guides that told us about the Civil War ships and some of the other battle ships...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobbiejoh64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe my expectations were way too high coming in, but I was very disappointed in this museum. I understand why the lighting has to be so low so as to preserve the articles viewed but I could barely read any of the descriptions and explanations...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slick-Cortez
ShipsoftheSea, Owner at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We appreciate your feedback and for letting us know. As a historic home built in 1819, we face the unique challenge of providing a positive and informative tour experience for our guests while balancing museum and...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I am guessing the gardens are beautiful in the summer. I would rate the museum itself just ok - a bit of a disappointment for me.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed November 4, 2018

You really need to be very interested in ships and the history of them to get the most from this museum, but it was included with other tours on a ticket we purchased and the house it’s in is also quite interesting to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This museum has an amazing collection of models of boats. They are amazingly detailed. The price of entry is very reasonable. They do allow photography.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenifer H
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We truly enjoyed both the museum and the gardens and grounds at this museum. In fact, we were both blown away by the very pleasant surprise when we decided to check this museum out. The ships were amazing, the history information accompanying the scale model...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BuckeyeGal54
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a small museum. There are model replicas of ships with accompanying plaquards. This is a fine museum for those interested in ships. This museum should be skipped by those who don't care about ships. The front desk person was very knowledgeable about ship...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MacnCheeseMom2014
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The gardens were great but I was in heaven inside. All those models, oh I wanted to take them home with me lol. I recommend this to anyone who has a love of ships and /or sailing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2Nickels78
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 118 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District
439 reviews
.07 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Savannah Historic District
1,733 reviews
.16 km away
Best Western Savannah Historic District
1,630 reviews
.19 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District
2,245 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 953 nearby restaurants
Savannah Candy Kitchen
411 reviews
.18 km away
Lulu's Chocolate Bar
1,030 reviews
.06 km away
a.Lure
1,327 reviews
.19 km away
Vinnie Van Go-Go's
2,687 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 576 nearby attractions
First African Baptist Church
933 reviews
.13 km away
Signature Gallery
11 reviews
.20 km away
Franklin Square
25 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Terrib24
March 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Exchange1771 | Reviewed this property |
$9.00 adults I believe. It is worth the cost!
1
Vote