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Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

41 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

Located in Historic Landmark District

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
Museums / Offsite Venues / Outdoor Venues / Film Wrap Parties
Info & Amenities

Its stately gardens are located at the historic Scarbrough House built in 1819. Gardens are open free to the public, free WiFi, 7 days a week. Gardens are also available for private rental.


Amenities Include: 192 Square Foot Green Room
Catering Preparation Room
ADA RestRooms
Internal Sound and Lighting
In-House Bar Service


Wedding rentals are available using the entire compound of Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, which encompasses two acres of garden venue space in the Historic District of downtown Savannah. The North Garden and Scarbrough House Garden serve as lush ceremony and reception space for weddings. The use of the entire facility is included in the rental cost.

North Garden Assembly Room
  • Dimensions: 60x90 ft.
  • Square Feet: 5,400 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Theater Capacity: 550
The Scarbrough Garden
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Theater Capacity: 250
TripAdvisor® Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
CraigF1642 | Jan 8, 2021
“Awesome place for anyone who is fascinated by old sailing ships”

Beautifully displayed large scale models of wooden sailing vessels, many of which have a connection to Savannah, as well as associated artifacts of the maritime trade

jimemm0ns | Oct 19, 2020
“If you're into maritime -this is a must see!”

The exhibits at this museum are fantastic. There's a lot of history and interesting replicas of famous maritime ships. The rooms could have been lit a little better, as the curator explained when...

Cindy E | Oct 19, 2020
“Great Museum”

We all really enjoyed this museum - you could walk around at your own pace and the models of the ships were absolutely amazing - the detail and explanations for each exhibit were well done and easy...