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Pin Point Heritage Museum

9924 Pin Point Ave, Savannah, GA 31406-8565
+1 912-355-0064
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Gullah-Geechee History & Pin Point Heritage Museum
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9924 Pin Point Ave, Savannah, GA 31406-8565
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this museum expecting to see all the wonderful exhibits advertised. Instead, all were closed except for a long row of sewed together tee shirts and an exhibit about the suicide of someone’s mother. They apologized and said they were working on new exhibits....More

2  Thank Judith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But definitely worth the visit. The Pin Point Heritage Museum lies almost 15 miles from the historic area. Fascinating history. To quote their brochure it “tells the story of the Pin Point community. The museum is located on the site of a former Oyster &...More

1  Thank SUSAN M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't pass by - worth the effort to find. Quaint window into our countries past. This along with a visit to an area plantation - paints an authentic view of what it was like from a distinct perspective.

Thank Arthur A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this site late in the afternoon, so we missed their tour. The last one of the day is at 3:30. However, we were shown a wonderful film about the history of this site and the people who had worked there before the operation...More

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pin Point Museum is so interesting. The culture and history of this part of the USA is not well known to us so this tour was fascinating. The guides knew many details and the hard work that was done right at this location is amazing....More

Thank katyisgr8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would not have been one of the typical tourist things we would have thought of doing while in Savannah, but my sister, husband and I luckily got the idea based on the good TA reviews. We spur of the moment decided to go since...More

Thank pairofloafers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well Done view of Pin Point Museum history. We very much enjoyed the video and guided history tour of Pin Point Heritage..it’s colorful descriptions of the oyster workers ,area functions,facilities and activities . Worth the time and visit.

Thank Maritza B
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This was more than I expected. The tour was a human connection to the a past. Our guide, Gail, was terrific. We left feeling we had shared something very special; a memory of brutally hard work, and a tightly knit community of goodwill and respect.

2  Thank hepcatgeezer
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I was hoping for more of an overall museum on Gullah culture, but was pleasantly surprised to learn about a close knit community of our recent past. The facilities are great and well maintained. Be prepared- Clarence Thomas is a local hero

1  Thank Misty O
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We discussed the realities of life on the water and how near impossible it is for us to understand how challenging the lifestyle of the gullah people was like. Standing for hours shucking oysters to be paid $1 / gallon is a rough life. We...More

1  Thank four-from-nc
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Jennifer P
10 February 2018|
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Response from Maritza B | Reviewed this property |
The area includes a series of structures and surrounding grounds..tour includes interior and exterior areas. Historically Documentary /lecture ,gift shop are inside...oyster cooking area is an exterior covered structure... More
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lux455
28 October 2017|
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Response from Solsstr | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's a great historical film told proudly by the people of the Pinpoint community!
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Diane J
3 March 2016|
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Response from Emily_Beck | Property representative |
Probably 90 minutes to 2 hours. The orientation film is 40 minutes long, and a guided tour takes about half an hour. You can also do a self-guided tour of the museum.
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