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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.


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.

Largest Room: 0'
North Garden Assembly Room
  • Dimensions: x90 ft.
  • Square Feet: 0 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 320
  • Theater Capacity: 550
Assembly Room
  • Dimensions: 60x90 ft.
  • Square Feet: 5,400 sq. ft.
  • Banquet Capacity: 320
The Scarbrough House Garden
  • Theater Capacity: 250
TripAdvisor® Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
U1568UAjeffreym | Aug 6, 2019
“Wonderful Combination”

It's a historic museum. It's a beautiful garden. It's a unique museum. Enjoyed it all - wonderful models telling the story of Savannah's connection with the sea. Especially enjoyed the collection of...

hturnip | Jul 29, 2019
“Extremely interesting. Spent a couple of hours there”

If you plan on visiting, be sure to go to the restroom before entering. Only facilities are detached from the museum and are on ground level outside the garden area.

454StacieP | Jul 22, 2019
“Really cool museum with great models”

My husband and I really enjoyed this museum. We had a groupon so it was very inexpensive. There are many fantastic models and paintings of all different types of ships. It was fascinating to image...