SMS Spotlight: Greater Savannah Area

Join the Georgia Historical Society as over 120 cultural and historical sites open their doors free of charge on Sunday, February 9, 2020, for the Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday (SMS)! Each week leading up to SMS, we will highlight participating sites in anticipation of this annual tradition.

This week we shine a light on participating sites in the Greater Savannah Area! Whether you explore the American Prohibition Museum or learn about Georgia’s marine life at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, the Greater Savannah Area has many sites that should not be missed!

American Prohibition Museum

Andrew Low House Museum

Beach Institute African American Cultural Center

Bloomingdale History Museum & Visitors Center

Bonaventure Historical Society

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Congregation Mickve Israel

Davenport House Museum

First African Baptist Church

First Bryan Baptist Church

Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Georgia Salzburger Society Museum
and Jerusalem Lutheran Church

Georgia State RailRoad Museum

Girl Scout First Headquarters Museum and Program Center

Green-Meldrim House

Harper Fowlkes House

Historic Effingham Society Museum and Living History Site

King-Tisdell Cottage

Massie Heritage Centerc

Mother Mathilda Beasley Cottage

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Old Fort Jackson

Ossabaw Island

Pin Point Heritage Museum

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Savannah African Art Museum

Savannah Children’s Museum

Savannah History Museum and Battlefield Memorial Park

Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center

SCAD Museum of Art


Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

St. John’s Church

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Telfair Museums’ Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Telfair Museums’ Telfair Academy

Thunderbolt Museum

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium

Webb Military Museum

Wormsloe State Historic Site

Click here for a complete list of participating Super Museum Sunday sites!

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