Top Choice Historic Site in Savannah

Wormsloe Plantation Historic Site

A short drive from downtown, on the beautiful Isle of Hope, this is one of the most photographed sites in town. The real draw is the dreamy entrance through a corridor of mossy, ancient oaks that runs for 1.5 miles,…
Gallery in Savannah

Jepson Center for the Arts

Looking pretty darn space-age by Savannah's standards, the JCA focuses on 20th- and 21st-century art.
Historic Building in Savannah

Mercer-Williams House

Although Jim Williams, the Savannah art dealer portrayed by Kevin Spacey in the film version of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, died back in 1990, his infamous mansion didn't become a museum until 2004. You…
Historic Building in Savannah

Owens-Thomas House

Completed in 1819 by British architect William Jay, this gorgeous villa exemplifies English Regency-style architecture, which is known for its symmetry.
Museum in Savannah

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Focuses on the local history of segregated schools, hotels, hospitals, jobs and lunch counters. Push the buttons at the Levy's lunch counter – a dramatization, but no less stinging.
Museum in Savannah

Savannah History Museum

The History Museum is a good place to kick off a visit to Savannah's Historic District. The film and displays here give you a solid feel for the city's past. There's a replica of the park bench from the movie Forest…
Museum in Savannah

Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences

Considered Savannah's top art museum, the historic Telfair family mansion is filled with 19th-century American art, silver from that century, and a smattering of European pieces.
Art Museum in Savannah

SCAD Museum of Art

Brand new and architecturally striking, this brick, steel, concrete and glass longhouse delivers your modern art fix. With groovy, creative sitting areas inside and out, and fun rotating exhibitions.
Church in Savannah

Cathedral of St John the Baptist

Completed in 1896 but destroyed by fire two years later, this impressive cathedral, reopened in 1912, features stunning stained-glass transept windows from Austria depicting Christ's ascension into heaven, as well a…