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Savannah African Art Museum

Savannah, GA

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Address: 201 E 37th Street, Savannah, GA 31401 Number: (912) 721-7745 Website Contact How do we get there?

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The Savannah African Art Museum is a creative and inspiring day out for the family! This fascinating museum is home to over 1000 objects, all from West and Central Africa. In fact, the collection spans over 28 countries that bisect the African continent, and represents over 180 cultures - from as far west as Guinea and as far east as Tanzania!

Whilst the museum was only created in 2016, the actual collection has been building for over 30 years, by a man named Mr Don Kole who actually founded the Savannah African Art Museum!

His then-private collection of African art really highlights a range of educational reproductions, as well as ceremonial and spiritual objects from the 19th and 20th centuries.

The collection features objects made from a range of materials, including ceramics, wood and metal. These incredibly powerful objects hold deep roots in the African culture, which you can learn all about on a trip to this amazing museum.

The Savannah African Art Museum also hosts a number of fun classes, from adult classes to fun workshop and craft days, so make sure you keep an eye out so you can be part of the creative learning and fun.

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How much does it cost?

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Adults

Free!

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Children

Free!

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Last Updates

2022

Any top tips?

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If you want to support the museum, why not make a donation!?

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Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit

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Free limited parking is available on site. The Savannah Museum of African Art offers free parking to museum guests between the hours of 11am and 5pm. Should the parking lot be full, street parking can be found around the museum on 37th street, Lincoln street, and Abercorn street.

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They host a number of adult classes, as well as workshops and craft days, so why not check them out! If you have specific requirements, give them a call and they will be happy to assist! School groups are free admission too

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They welcome everyone so if you have any specific questions about accessibility just give them a call!

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When can we go?

Open 11am - 5pm Wednesday to Saturday (last tours 4pm) However, these could be limited hours at time of writing due to COVID so check online before you go

Closed New Years Eve / Day, St. Patrick's Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve / Day

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