This is more of a museum than a historic house. The artwork is fantastic and the house is beautiful. You do not need the guided tour.
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We got a three museum pass for the Telfair Museum (Jepson Center), Telfair Academy and the Owens Thomas house. The Telfair Museum has interesting exhibits and there were several places where children could participate. Don't forget to see the Bird Girl. Next door was the...More
Thank you for visiting Telfair Museums. We are glad that you were able to enjoy all three museum sites that are included with your admission.
We enjoyed our visit to the Academy; it's got nice pieces on display. However, it is a pretty small museum and had a few sections closed off during our visit.
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This was a pleasant diversion and guided tour for part of it. Some fine paintings and a few sculptures. A visit adds to knowledge of Savannah 's major art influences.
We enjoyed our visit to all 3 locations. Our favorite was tour at Telfair Academy. They have a nice collection of impressionists. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. For $20 you can visit all 3 locations. The second location was Jepson Center that has a limited...More
Take the guided tour. It is short and you will get a greater understanding of the museum, house and academy.
We agree that the ,free with admission, Museums to Mansion tour will give you a greater appreciation for the Telfair Academy. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.
I have been going to the Telfair and now the Jepson for many years-it really is a wonderful place-its where "The Bird Girl" now resides. Wonderfully curated -a true Savannah treasure!
Thank you for your nice comments and we are glad that you enjoyed the 3 Telfair Museum sites.
This is a beautiful old mansion that now houses an art collection - mostly American artists with some French painters - and some sculpture.
Another way to see a historic house is to visit this museum. Related to the Owens-Thomas house one admission gets you into both. There were a few period decorated rooms, as well as a nice art collection. Nice place to relax in air conditioning after...More
This museum is small compared to more well known ones but does offer some interesting items. The displays seem small within the huge rooms. There are a few pieces of art that are very large. For my taste, some of the military themed pieces rival...More
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