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Telfair Museums, Savannah

Telfair Museums - Savannah, Georgia
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Telfair Museums
121 Barnard Street, Savannah, GA 31401Map
+1 912 790 8800
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The oldest public art museum in the South, the Telfair consists of three separate spaces. Telfair Academy, a 19th-century Regency-style building, houses 19th- and 20th-century American and European Art. The Owens-Thomas House, also in the Regency style, is a furnished house museum with a collection of 18th- and 19th-century decorative art. Don't miss the preserved slave quarters, which give a peek into the lives of urban African-American slaves of the period. The gleaming white tile Jepson Center, designed by renowned Canadian-Israeli architect Moshe Safdie, houses the museum's contemporary art collection. Highlights include works by Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella and Jeff Koons.

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Telfair Museums General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM, Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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