Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
912.232.1511 http://www.shipsofthesea.org/

Ships of the Sea Museum, founded in 1966, offers the visitor a chance to view the home of William Scarbrough, walk through Savannah's largest private garden within the historic district as well as view the excuisit sea collection in the home. Principally from the era of travel and the Atlantic trade between England, Africa and America during the 18th and 19th centuries, the museum includes nine galleries, of ship models, maritime paintings and artifacts. The vast majority of ship models were commissioned by the Museum to interpret the rich story of Savannah's maritime history. The collection of models includes, colonial vessels, ironclads, ocean-going steamers, and modern navy ships. The models have been strenuously researched and dedicatedly detailed and all commissioned models are conveniently built to the same scale: 3/8" = 1'.

Feel free to explore the beautiful gardens. They which were designed around the concept of a 19th century parlor garden. All of the plants in the garden are native to savannah or have been available since the early to mid 1800, to keep with the time period of the home. Then enter the home of William Scarbrough which was built in 1819.  The home is one of the earliest example of domestic Greek Revival archetecture in the South. Once in the home you will have the opportunity to view the sea collection, you will see the vast majority of ship models that were commisioned by the Museum to interpret the rich story of Savannah's maritime history. The collection of models includes, colonial vessels, ironclads, ocean-going steamers, and modern navy ships.  All of the models have been strenuously researched and delicately detailed.

Admission:

  • Adults-$8.50
  • Students(with ID)-$6.50 
  • Children under 5 -Free
  • Seniors/ Military and AAA (with ID)- $6.50 

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday- 10am-5pm (Last admission is at 4:15pm)

(Hours and pricing are subject to change, please view the website or call for more information)

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