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The Telfair Academy will be closed beginning Saturday, January 28 through Tuesday, January 31. Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, February 1. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We’re growing! ArtZeum is permanently closed to make room for Telfair Children’s Art Museum, opening this Summer!

One ticket, three museums

Explore over 200 years of art, history, and architecture in the heart of downtown Savannah. Tickets include admission to all three sites and are valid for one week from the date of purchase.

Admission

Members are always free. Join Now »

To purchase tickets, visit the front desk at any of our three sites.

 

Adult: $25
Senior (65+): $23
Active Military (with military ID): $23
Student (ages 13–25 with student ID): $17.50
Child (Ages 6–12): $10
Child (Ages 5 & under): FREE
*Ticket price includes tax.
At the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, tour groups consist of family or household groups of up to 12 people.

Hours

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters tours are given at 15-minute intervals. The last tour begins at 4:15pm. 

Sunday 10–5pm
Monday 10–5pm
Tuesday 10–5pm
Wednesday 10–5pm
Thursday 10–5pm
Friday 10–5pm
Saturday 10–5pm

Holiday Closures

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • St. Patrick’s Day Observance
  • Easter
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve, open 10am-3pm
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve Day, open 10am–3pm

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters Tours

  • Tours are given at 15-minute intervals. The last tour begins at 4:15 pm.
  • Guided tours are available from 10am-1:30pm; self-guided audio tours are available from 1:30-4pm.
  • Tour groups consist of up to 12 people.
  • Please check in onsite to get a tour time even if you’ve purchased tickets at our other two sites.
  • Daily tours at the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters fill up fast on a first-come, first-served basis.

*Due to the historic nature of the site, the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters contain the original staircases of the site with no elevator access.

Children’s Art Museum (CAM)

We’re growing! ArtZeum is permanently closed to make room for Telfair Children’s Art Museum, opening this Summer!

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Museums for All

Museums for All: Telfair Museums has joined Museums for All to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.

The program supports Georgia residents receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits by offering Telfair Museums passes for a minimal fee of $3 per person, up to four adults (13 years and older), with the presentation of a Georgia State SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Children 12 and under are free.

Museums for All is part of Telfair Museums’ broad commitment to seek, include, and welcome all audiences and is a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums.

Parking

Directions and parking information can be found here.

Now on View

Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art

Jepson Center
Elegies: Still Lifes in Contemporary Art is a group exhibition bringing together an international collection of artists who have disrupted or extended the traditional presentation of still lifes. The artists have appropriated the genre in order to create works within a framework of Black diasporic identities, histories, and collective experiences. Their works are expressed through various mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, performance, and installation.

#art912 CONVERGENCE

Jepson Center
CONVERGENCE is an #art912 survey exhibition that brings together more than 40 works from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection from recent or current Savannah-based artists.

#art912, N/um

Jepson Center
N/um is a site-specific installation by Savannah and New York City-based artist Tafy LaPlanche (American, b. 1991) for the 2022 iteration of Telfair Museums’ Boxed in/Break Out project to activate the public-facing windows at the Jepson Center on Barnard Street.

Anything Goes: Contemporary Art and Materials

Jepson Center
This exhibition considers artists across divides of geography, privilege, formal education, and access who have continued to explore materiality and its potential for aesthetic invention and the construction of meaning.

Before Midnight: Bonaventure and the Bird Girl

Telfair Academy
Telfair Museums presents Sylvia Shaw Judson’s iconic sculpture Bird Girl within the context of the history and art of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Beyond the Sea: Impressionism and Modern Painting in Europe

Telfair Academy
Highlights from Telfair’s collections, including works by Gari Melchers, Robert Henri, and Frederick Carl Frieseke, show the variety of European scenery and subjects that inspired artists around the turn of the twentieth century.