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Massie Heritage Center

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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The Massie Heritage Center should be your first stop in Georgia's first city! Massie provides the best orientation for your visit with a 3D model of Savannah's entire Historic District, including three laser-lit narratives of the city's history...more
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207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
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Our friends recommended that we begin our visit to Savannah with a trip to this informative Center. Well laid out, educational, and informative visit to this historical site. A great way to learn about how Savannah was developed, important historical people and sites, as well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting set of rooms. They have a model of historic savannah with a laser light feature that demonstrates the layout of the city and monument row. Worth seeing from the overview as some can't visualize from a map. Try answering some of the 8th grade...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Engigeek
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We began our Savannah tour with Massie Heritage Center and we are glad we did that. This tour provides visitors an overview of Savannah and its history. Our tour guide (an elderly white man) gave us excellent insights into how the city of Savannah came...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vijaychandraredd2018
Reviewed 25 December 2018

This was a gift to hear about. The story of how education change lives is so inspiring and just as true today as 2 centuries ago. There is a wonderful display of early sailing ships and their history There is a replica of an early...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Evelyn1119
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I was not impressed by this museum. It did have some interesting history of the start of Savannah. I think they could offer more. My sister and I were a little disappointed

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Whippymom
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This former school has been transformed into a fantastic educational resource on area history, culture, and education. I particularly enjoyed the large room explaining Savannah history. The large model of the current historic district has narration and laser lighting to illustrate events in the city’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bigelow1
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We have lived in Savannah for six years visiting many of the top historic venues. We found this one today and cannot applaud enough for its presentation of Savannah history. Primarily a teaching tool for the Savannah Chatham schools it has an uncomplicated style of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank viajahn
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

On our whole trip o think this is where my daughters(13) interest was peeked the most. She really enjoyed everything about it. Money well spent! Only thing I would suggest is while giving the tour after everything has been told maybe give 10 mins or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tash H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Massie Heritage Center was included on a tour we took, and I admit I thought it would be boring. Wrong! Very informative but also very interesting and enjoyable. The guide explained the large map of Savannah and its layout and background ,and then we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Massie Heritage Center commemorates the first educational institution for Freedmen in the city. The space was not organized very well, and there wasn't much in the way of signage or exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Sightsee656897 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that was the "hike" but more of a stroll. Very informative! Our girls were 14 years old. We did the carriage ride prior and the hike repeated some info but offered plenty new. The hike was definitely more... More
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Response from Bob T | Reviewed this property |
Here is the information from their website: internet(dot)savannah(dot)chatham(dot)k12.ga(dot)us/schools/massie/default.aspx Hope this helps. Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm Sunday: 12 pm – 4 pm Closed St. Patrick's... More