Aug. 17, 2015 | By Lauren Cleland
History Comes to Life at These Savannah Museums
The Coastal Heritage Society of Savannah has a very clear mission – to share the Savannah and coastal experience through history, science, culture and play. The Coastal Heritage Society’s diverse museums invite you to explore and immerse yourself in our unique culture! Keep reading to find out how CHS keeps Savannah’s history alive & well.
Through August 22nd, families can participate in Loyalists & Liberty – a special program that offers an in-depth understanding of the Revolutionary War in Savannah. This Savannah History Museum event includes a musket demonstration and a visitor reenactment on Battlefield Memorial Park. Admission is included in the museum ticket price.
The Georgia State Railroad Museum gives you the chance to explore historic railcars, experience the handcar, and go on guided tours – they even offer Steam Engine and Diesel Engine rides! Be sure to check their Train Ride Schedule before you visit.
Located only 10 minutes from downtown Savannah, Old Fort Jackson is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification. Old Fort Jackson offers daily cannon firings, daily interactive programs and a beautiful view of the Savannah River.
The Pinpoint Heritage Museum gives you the chance to experience the Gullah/Geechee culture firsthand. For nearly 100 years, the community of Pin Point was quietly isolated on the banks of the Moon River just south of Savannah. Now, you can explore the refurbished museum complex and experience multimedia presentations, exciting exhibits and unparalleled views of the marsh.
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