Looking for the Savannah History Museum? You’ll find it inside the Roundhouse Railroad Museum. It’s not hard to locate – the Central of Georgia Railway passenger station is considered the most complete antebellum railroad complex in the United States. Next to it and the Savannah Visitor Center, you’ll find the Savannah History Museum, where through exhibits and a short film you’ll learn about this history of this most-famous of Georgian cities. Housing notable points of interest that lay claim to Savannah, it’s here where you’ll see from what swampy origins Savannah rose, you’ll hear about James Oglethorpe – Savannah’s founder and Georgian governor – as well as see the famous “Forrest Gump” bench.
The Savannah History Museum is located at 303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. inside the old passenger terminal at the Central of Georgia Historic Landmark District. Tickets for adults are $7.