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Archives and Museums in Savannah

LOCAL ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS

Bull Street Public Library
2002 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.652.3600

  • rare publications
  • original city directories (1925–present)
  • microfilm of U.S. Censuses
  • newspapers, clipping files

Chatham County Courthouse
133 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

  • historic deed records for property ownership
  • grantor/grantee records
  • maps, plats
  • WPA Cadastral Survey
  • “Schreck” records (chains of title for all property up to 1920)

Georgia Historical Society
501 Whitaker St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.651.2125

  • historic photographs
  • municipal records
  • maps
  • architectural drawings
  • rare publications
  • original city directories
  • Sanborn maps
  • microfilm of newspapers
  • tax records

Historic Savannah Foundation
321 E. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.233.7787

  • historic photographs

Metropolitan Planning Commission
110 E. State St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.651.1440

Savannah Area Geographic Information System

Research Library and Municipal Archives, City of Savannah
at Bay and Bull streets
Savannah, GA 31401
912.651.6411

  • maps
  • building permits
  • photographs
  • historic city council minutes

LOCAL MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SITES

Andrew Low House
329 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.233.6854

Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center
502 Harris St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.234.8000

Davenport House Museum
324 E. State St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.236.8097

Earle W. Newton Center for British and American Studies at the SCAD Museum of Art
227 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401
General and tour information: 912.525.7191
Current exhibitions: 912.525.7199

Fort Pulaski National Monument
Highway 80
Tybee Island, GA
912.786.5787

Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.790.8800

Juliet Gordon Low Birthplace
Founder of Girl Scouts of America
10 E. Oglethorpe Ave.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.233.4501

King-Tisdell Cottage
514 E. Huntingdon St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.236.5161

Massie Heritage Interpretation Center
207 E. Gordon St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.201.5070

Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum
175 Bourne Ave.
Pooler, GA 31332
912.748.8888

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
912.232.3945

Owens-Thomas House Museum
124 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.233.9743

Roundhouse Railroad Museum
601 W. Harris St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.651.6823

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.231.8900

Savannah History Museum
303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.239.1779

Savannah Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center
681 Fort Argyle Road
Savannah, GA 31419
912.748.8068

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.232.1511

Telfair Museum of Art
121 Barnard St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912. 232.1177
Fax 912.232-6954

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