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Owens-Thomas House

124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-233-9743
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“indoor plumbing” (158 reviews)
“slave quarters” (172 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-233-9743
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour. Raymond was truly a fountain of knowledge. His ability to pass that information on was exceptional.

Thank dhuy2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was wonderful. She definitely knew the history, facts and was able to answer all questions about the house. We were fortunate to be in a small group which made the experience more personal. Owens Thomas House is an example of the grand old...More

Thank sharkyteresa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First we thought maybe not, but so interesting to see and our guide was excellent with much historical knowledge. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and information.

Thank Misty417
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unusual old house...lots to see here. The architect was young and unusual. The house was built on the foundations of a previous structure. It has strange features, like a bridge to reach parts of the second floor. It has some of the oldest plumbing...More

2  Thank N5533SHglennm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was very informative, and the architecture of the home was beautiful- fake windows and doors to make the home appear symmetrical. The tour starts out in the slave quarters then proceeds to the house. Photography is not allowed inside the home.

Thank barksinparks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house which has local history is interesting in that it has not been restored to just one time in its history but reflects different times. Especially interesting is the plumbing, as it is one of the first in the land with indoor plumbing rather...More

Thank saintjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can only visit one house in Savannah this is the one to see. The architecture genius of William Jay is beyond compare.

Thank tmdowney69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house was nice to tour and see the inside. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered questions.

Thank Lin128241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This home is amazing - it's hard to imagine that they had flushing toilets and running water from cisterns way back then! The upstairs has quite a surprise in the hallway (I don't want to give it away) that was delightful to see. Our guide...More

Thank L G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the tour of this historical home. Very knowledgeable tour guide. Loved the information about the water storage, drains, lighting etc. Furnishings were beautiful and original.

Thank Sheila R
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Does the admission include a tour guide or docent? Thanks so much for all the help!!
18 December 2016|
Response from Carol210 | Reviewed this property |
That's the only way you can tour the house is with the tour guide and is part of the admission price. It seem the tours run about every 15-20 min.
How can you buy 1 house tour? It says you have to buy tickets at their website, but buying one house not an option. We are a family of 5, --$100 is a bit steep for us.Thanks in advance!
17 December 2016|
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Response from Mary T | Property representative |
Hello! Telfair Museums admission includes all three sites, including the Owens-Thomas House. While there is no option to purchase admission for just a single site, please note that kids 12 and under get in free, and students... More
I see that you can only buy a ticket that includes all 3 places. I am only in Savannah for the weekend. How long does it take to do all 3? My flight on sunday leaves at 5:51. If I dedicated my Sunday to this, starting when they open at 12, would I be able to make my flight without rushing? (It says our hotel is 22 minutes from the airport)
20 May 2016|
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Response from KMB1117 | Reviewed this property |
We went to all 3. The Owens-Thomas House was our favorite. We spent the most time there. The Owens-Thomas House has guided tours at set times. The other 2 are self-guided. The Telfair Academy has 19th and 20th century... More