Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

41 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

Located in Historic Landmark District

Ships of the Sea Maritime MuseumSS Savannah in atrium of Scarbrough House
Ships of the Sea Maritime MuseumSS Savannah in atrium of Scarbrough House
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, seven 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
familytraveler082 | May 28, 2023
“Not open when we arrived. Website hours wrong. Decided to close early.”

Hours on website were incorrect. Prepurchased tickets and arrived to find they had closed for a wedding and would not be open next day. Another family walked in with us with same problem. No sign...

Bridget S | May 23, 2023
“Hidden gem of museum!”

Really enjoyed our visit to this little gem of a museum. Almost didn’t go because it wasn’t on our radar but glad we found it. The museum holds many amazing models of ships going back centuries...

4jans | May 17, 2023
“A highly recommended visit ”

This is a hidden gem that's not so hidden. It's walkable within the downtown area, but it's not as top-of-mind as some of the other historic houses. If you like ships or maritime history, it's...

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