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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 / Indoor 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
TheExplorerFamily | Jun 21, 2019
“Informative and Interesting”

This is a very appropriate Museum to have in this area given Savannah’s sailing past. It is housed in the magnificent Greek-Revival, William Scarborough Mansion on MLK Boulevard. It is a historic...

Joseph W | Jun 15, 2019
“small but very informative”

see models of ships and a great a story about the Titantic. Walk the gardens outside before leaving. Free parking

Bill L | Jun 12, 2019
“Very Interesting”

Thoroughly enjoyed the museum, 2 floors of ship reproductions of Savannah's history. Well worth visiting, we spent about 2 hours and learned a lot.