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Here is your chance to win a Museum Lovers Contest in Savannah!

Savannah, founded in 1733 by General James Oglethorpe, is the oldest in Georgia. Naturally, the city is filled to the brim with history, and the several museums in the Historic District support that claim.

Now is your chance to explore a few of Savannah’s museums – the Jepson Center for the Arts, Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters, Telfair Academy, and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum – with an exclusive, two-night stay downtown at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District.

The winner of this package with receive:

       • a two-night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District
       • two passes to the three Telfair Museums sites
       • two passes to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum and a $25 gift card

Renovated in 2018, the Hilton Garden Inn sits at the perfect spot in downtown Savannah – convenient to City Market, River Street, and many of the city’s historic museums.

The Telfair Museums consists of three museums: the contemporary Jepson Center for the Arts, the Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters, and the historic Telfair Academy.

The modern Jepson Center for the Arts, opened in 2006, features a contemporary collection of paintings, photos, and various exhibits. The artwork on display can feature can range from classic European artists to new artists invoking original styles. The Jepson Center for the Arts is located on Telfair Square, and is just a short seven-minute walk from the Hilton Garden Inn.

The Telfair Academy first opened in 1886 as the first public art museum in the South. It houses 19th- and 20th-century American and European art, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts. Like the Jepson Center for the Arts, the Telfair Academy is also located on Telfair Square.

Considered one of the best examples of English Regency architecture in the country, the Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters was built in 1819 and gives you the chance to learn about the people – both free and enslaved – who lived on the site. You’ll find decorative arts, interactive exhibits, and more. The Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters is just three squares away from the Jepson Center for the Arts and the Telfair Academy.

Established in 1966 and located in the historic Scarborough House, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum features 18th and 19th century ship models, paintings, and antiques that are primarily from the era of Atlantic trade and travel between America and England. Ships of the Sea is just a four-minute walk away from the hotel.

There are three easy steps to enter the Museum Lovers Contest:

  1. Complete this simple entry form.
  2. Follow Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District, Telfair Museums, and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum on Facebook.
  3. Go to this post and tag who you would take with you!

Someone must win – why not you?

The contest begins on February 18, 2020 and ends at 11 a.m. on February 21, 2020. The winner will be notified via email.

 

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