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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters: Tours & Tickets

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Built as a beautiful Regency style mansion in 1819, the Owens-Thomas House, along with its adjacent gardens, carriage house, and slave quarters, allows visitors to explore the complicated relationships between the most and least powerful people in...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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124 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Start with the Telfair Academy, then see this house and the Jepson museum on the same admission ticket (good for a week). This house was an architectural wonder in its time, the first house in Savannah to have running water and indoor plumbing, about twenty...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Owens-Thomas House is well preserved, so you get a real glimpse into the past. Our guide was well informed and knew her stuff, and we all learned a lot on this tour. There are some great features in this house too--like 'the bridge' and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dkelley2017
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you and we are glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 5 days ago

the staff was wonderful. Very helpful from the moment we entered the property. We learned a lot from the tour and would highly recommend it. The home was well restored and the history of the home was great. thank you.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lori M
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the recommendation! We are glad that you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Owens-Thomas House - A step back in time. This tour was amazing. The history the guide tells is surreal..I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ddanielandd
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the recommendation, we are glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice tour of home and slave quarters. Is a package deal if you also want to see art museums, and worth the price.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William O
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks William, we are glad you enjoyed the tour and agree it's well worth the price to see all 3 Telfair Museums.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Savannah is an amazing city as you know if you’ve been. This tour is a must for history and architecture buffs. I write this post ( my first ever ) because of our tour guide Miss Linda. She is the idea of southern charm. She...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank disneydad5477
Reviewed 6 days ago

Savanah is an old city and the buildings around the various squares were built in the 1800's. The Owens-Thomas house is no exception. Entering the home you step back in time into a world of privilege. Not only do you learn about the various owners,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Thomas S
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Thomas, we are glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful southern home (architecturally), depicting an extremely wealthy family, who were slave owners. The tour is rich in history, with period furnishings throughout the house. Not the best tour I have ever been on, but very nice.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nancy and Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice house, ok tour. I think it’s over-priced for what it is, and I have been to far more beautiful stately homes with more interesting things to see/hear for less.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gina C
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for sharing Gina. The admission to the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters also allows you to visit both the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy. Even if you only have time to visit two of the museums, that is only $10 per museum, which is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful southern home with on site slave quarters. Rich in Savannah history. The story of how it was built and the families that owned it, were important to the early history of Savannah.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lisa E
Mary T, Manager at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lisa, thanks for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed the tour.

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Brittany T
15 May 2019|
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Response from BHH1103 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Be sure to go very early to the Owens-Thomas House. They only can take so many people on each tour. They can fill up quickly. The docent told us to show up early and we were very glad we did.
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dohar1968
14 October 2018|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
We purchased the tickets on site.
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papopipo2000
19 December 2016|
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Response from Carol210 | Reviewed this property |
That's the only way you can tour the house is with the tour guide and is part of the admission price. It seem the tours run about every 15-20 min.
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