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Plan your next visit! Free weekends for locals will come to an end on August 28!
Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
*excludes Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Please Note: Joe's at the Jepson will be closed Thursday, 8/11 through Sunday, 8/21. The café will re-open on Monday, August 22.
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A Director’s Circle and Gari Melchers Collectors’ Society exclusive! Join Telfair Museums’ Director/CEO Ben Simons on a cultural arts journey this fall in our nation’s capital. For information about eligibility to Travel with Telfair, contact Calli Laundre at 912.790.8807 or laundrec@telfair.org.

Capital Collections: Treasures of Washington, D.C. & The Potomac

Join our fabulous art-filled journey to Washington, DC as we explore art, history, and architecture in our nation’s capital. Travelers will be treated to behind-the-scenes glimpses of world-class collections featuring special access tours of some of the most iconic museums and art in the country; the magnificent National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Enjoy a visit to Glenstone Museum, which sits on 230 acres of rolling hills in Potomac, Maryland—an incredibly harmonious trifecta of contemporary art, minimalist architecture, and the serenity of nature. The itinerary also includes an exclusive afternoon tea at the sumptuous estate of heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, in addition to, a tour of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Our trip concludes with a curator-led tour of the Phillips Collection and a visit to its mesmerizing Rothko Room. There may be a surprise activity or two, as well. Accommodations are at the luxurious Jefferson, named “Best Hotel in Washington, D.C.” by Travel + Leisure in 2019.

To learn more, please see the trip brochure and updated itenerary.

For details or to reserve a spot, call Calli Laundre at 912.790.8807 or laundrec@telfair.org.

Museum Travel Alliance

Telfair Museums is a member of the Museum Travel Alliance. This partnership brings members of the Telfair exciting travel opportunities in the U.S. and around the world. Find out more travel opportunities with the Museum Travel Alliance below.

What is the Museum Travel Alliance?
The Museum Travel Alliance is a consortium of cultural institutions offering curated, luxury travel experiences led by renowned scholars and curators.

What trips are available?
A variety of international trips and several U.S. trips are presented annually. Explore another city’s or another culture’s history, architecture and art. For a full list of travel programs click here.

Who is eligible to participate?
The only requirement to attend one of these tours is that you have a current membership with Telfair Museums, or another institution participating in the Museum Travel Alliance.

For more information about the trips, click here to take a look at the MTA’s frequently asked questions page.

You can also contact our Membership Program Manager Calli Laundre at 912.790-8807 or, laundrec@telfair.org, if you have further questions.