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Massie Heritage Center

207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
+1 912-395-5070
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Worth the stop

We found the Massie Heritage Center as a part of the Smithsonian Live Free Museum day in September... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marybeth98
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Flagstaff, Arizona
Really interesting

It was really interesting going back in time to this old school house. Lots of neat artifacts to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valerie R
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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 projected onto the model. Massie's six exhibit rooms inside the historic 1856 Greek Revival school house offers visitors the unique opportunity to learn about Savannah's many architectural styles, the earliest inhabitants of the Georgia coast, the historic preservation movement in the city, and what school was like in the 1800s inside our authentic heritage classroom. We are located on beautiful Calhoun Square, Savannah's only architecturally original square, at the corner of Abercorn and Gordon streets. We look forward to seeing you!
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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207 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We found the Massie Heritage Center as a part of the Smithsonian Live Free Museum day in September on our way through Georgia. It would have been worth the admission fee considering how diverse the exhibits at the museum were. From the plan of Savannah...More

Thank Marybeth98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really interesting going back in time to this old school house. Lots of neat artifacts to look at and information to read. It is one of the stops on the Old Town Trolley Tours if you book that as well.

Thank Valerie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to check this museum out because I was with my two year old niece and her nap was short so I knew we were due for a melt down soon if we didn't do something fun. Massie is an old schoolhouse that is...More

Thank Yara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On one of our stops we went into the Massie Heritage Center and happy we did! What a great place to learn more about Savannah history! Especially from our volunteer tour guide Bob. A very knowledgeable person about historical Savannah and the Massie Heritage Center....More

Thank tripplanner99
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

If you're taking one of the trolley tours, make a stop at The Massie School, spend the 9 dollars (7 for military) and get the guided tour. Bob was our tour guide and knew Savannah architectural history and history of the squares that you may...More

Thank colstate2003
Reviewed 26 August 2017

When we walked in we were given the option of the guided tour or to walk around by ourselves. We were so glad we chose the tour. Bob, our guide, was a genuinely nice guy and very interesting. We learned so much about the history...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our group of three was lucky enough to come at a time when the Center wasn't busy and got a "private" tour from volunteer Bob (there Mondays and Fridays) who was amazing! Very knowledgeable and kind. Massie has so many different exhibits and so many...More

Thank al_macken
Reviewed 9 August 2017

An interesting look into the early education of Savannah, and a lot more history into the how the city came to be.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited the center and found it to be very educational. This once was a school and there is an old classroom on the second floor. The center also had section on historic Savannah, a section on Indians, architecture, and schooling. The kids will love...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great history of the school, with a school room that will take you back in time. Also includes history of Savannah architecture .

Thank Brent720
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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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diane w
15 February 2017|
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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
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