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Andrew Low House

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Address: 329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number:
+1 912-233-6854
10:00 - 04:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 04:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Andrew Low commissioned New York architect John Norris to design and...

Andrew Low commissioned New York architect John Norris to design and construct his house in 1848. Norris came to Savannah to design the Custom House on Bay Street and remained in Savannah to build many desirable residences with the latest in technology and luxury. The Italianate exterior features intricate cast iron railings and side balconies contrasting with the smooth stuccoed brick walls. The well proportioned rooms are decorated with elaborate plaster cornices and carved woodwork. The delicate balance of exterior restraint and opulent interior resulted in an elegant villa for the family.

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A beautiful old southern home. Docents who really know the history of the home and its owners. Beautifully maintained.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hazel Park, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this house during an evening trolley tour. If you like history, then it's interesting. You can view all the rooms and artifacts.

Thank Stephanie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful old southern home. Docents who really know the history of the home and its owners. Beautifully maintained.

Thank Fred E
Inwood, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my family and I got to the Andrew Low House it was raining and we were happy to be inside. We thought going on a nice tour would be a great activity in the rain. The tour was empty just my wife, my kids and I. The tour guide was extremely boring and we couldn't understand anything he said... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Andrew Low house gave us a real sense of what old Savannah was all about. The rooms were beautifully appointed and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We highly recommend a visit.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went by this home on our segway tour, with our guide stopping here to give us a little history. Andrew Low house, was built around the mid 1840's in Lafayette Square, and is right around the corner from St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts, was born in Savannah... More 

Thank Anne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first house museum I went through and I was not disappointed. There are such beautiful and interesting details that clearly show the architects knowledge of solutions to common problems for that time in history.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect but we weren't disappointed. The house seemed so homely, as if the owners had just popped out and were expected back at any time. We felt we could just move in and continue where they left off. The rooms were tastefully decorated and furnished and very photogenic. Dottie, our guide, full of information, and... More 

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Gibsonton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went as part of the evening ghost tour. Really did not get to see very much of the house. I understand about the concern for preserving the historic artifacts, but at least give the folks access to see things like the kitchen. We got to see the upstairs bedrooms (you could not go into them), the downstairs dining room,... More 

Thank Helen K
Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the reasons we visit Savannah is to tour historic homes, and this was was really good. And we were pleased that it was one of the few houses that allowed us to take pictures inside (although I took way too many to post). Tour guide was very informative.

Thank mingoleger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We enjoyed the architecture of the home. Also the historical significance of General Robert E Lee visiting during the Civil war makes it a definite must stop.

Thank Michael_94502

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