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Things To Do with Kids in Savannah, GA

Savannah Museums & Attractions

Looking for things to do in Savannah, GA, with kids? Try one of the many engaging Savannah museums offering fascinating exhibits on Savannah history, culture, and more. Discover fun learning experiences with interactive exhibits your kids are sure to enjoy during your visit to Savannah.

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Juliette Gordon Low House

At Bull Street and Oglethorpe Avenue, Girl Scouts and students of American history should pause at the Juliette Gordon Low Girl Scout National Center, designed by noted early nineteenth-century English architect William Jay, the dignified daughter of William Washington Gordon and founder of the... Girl Scouts of America. Her paintings and sculpture, personal effects, and GSA mementos are in the high-ceiling rooms.

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Tybee Island Marine Science Center

From marsh treks to turtle trots, sea creatures are abound at the Tybee Island Marine Science Center! Watch turtles and fish swim by in the Gallery, or enjoy a guided tour led by a marine science educator. A variety of special-interest tours are offered for groups of varying sizes.

Old Fort Jackson

Old Fort Jackson, properly named Fort James Jackson, has been a part of Coastal Georgia’s history for over two centuries. Named in honor of Georgia governor and Revolutionary soldier James Jackson, the fort is the oldest standing brick fortification in the state. Fort Jackson is also a... National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. The fort is one of only eight Second System fortifications (a series of forts built prior to the War of 1812) still standing in the United States. It served as headquarters for the Confederate Savannah River defenses during the American Civil War.

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Jepson Center for the Arts

The Jepson Center for the Arts houses the ArtZeum (Art-Zee-Um) — Savannah’s only interactive children’s museum space. The ArtZeum was designed with young people in mind, but challenges young and old alike to rethink their ideas about art!

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, founded in 1966, exhibits ship models, paintings, and maritime antiques, principally from the great era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Savannah History Museum

Savannah History Museum & Battlefield Memorial Park is located in the former historic Central of Georgia Railroad’s passenger station. The museum walks guests through the city’s history from 1733, spanning the American Revolution and Civil War, all the way to modern day Savannah.... Many exhibits highlight Savannah’s musical, cultural, and artistic contributions including the famous bench from Forrest Gump. For more information please visit: http://www.chsgeorgia.org/SHM

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Savannah Riverboat Cruises

Enjoy an evening of dinner, live entertainment, and an unforgettable tour of Savannah on a riverboat cruise. Book tours and tickets online and save or call us toll-free for assistance with reservations, group tour bookings, and private charters. Experience refreshing river breezes on a... sightseeing harbor tour, delicious local southern flavors, cultural entertainment, fun-filled dinner, magical moonlight, and lavish brunches. Join our captain and award-winning crew on board for a unique tour and cruise attraction that is not to be missed!

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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Our museum preserves for all Americans the stories of courage, character, and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to the present. Using state-of-the-art graphics, memorabilia, vintage motion pictures and photographs, and interactive... “live-it-yourself” features, the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum is a work of art by itself.

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Georgia State Railroad Museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a historic site featuring the most complete antebellum railroad of its kind in the world and is located at the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities in downtown Savannah. The museum gives visitors the opportunity to engage in... interactive experiences, such as participating on the handcar, touring the historic railcars and taking a guided site tour by train which showcases our museum’s fully operational turntable. For more information please visit: http://www.chsgeorgia.org/GSRM

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Old Savannah Tours

Old Savannah Tours is the only locally owned and operated trolley tour company in Savannah. For over 30 years we have been providing both overview and on-off tours of this beautiful historic city. We look forward to providing you with the most stress-free, informative sightseeing experience... possible. Our guides pride themselves with their knowledge and experience, giving you a complete, professionally-guided tour of one of the largest Urban National Historic Landmarks in the United States. Transporting you through more than two and a half centuries of history, see Savannah as the early colonists saw it. Ride along cobblestone-paved streets beneath moss-draped oaks and experience the “Old South” with its stately mansions, beautiful squares, romantic riverfront, and abundance of artifacts. Take a comprehensive look at Savannah’s fascinating past including highlights and lots of fun tidbits from “Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil.” Our newest and most popular tour is the “Paula Deen Tour.” You have got to check out this tour that promises to be a memorable experience.

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Savannah Children's Museum

Savannah Children’s Museum was unveiled in 2012 as an adaptive reuse project in the old Central of Georgia Railway Carpentry Shop in downtown Savannah. The entirely outdoor museum features over a dozen exhibits and programs designed to expand the imaginations of children, including an... exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden. For more information please visit: http://www.chsgeorgia.org/scm

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