SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Rain on your vacation is often a big disappointment – but in a city like Savannah, it doesn’t have to be. Here are five things you can enjoy around town without getting wet.
Graveface Museum and Arcade
This spot is as unique as it is disturbing.
Graveface Museum and Arcade is the perfect place to go if you have teenagers or young adults in your group. It is a museum filled with the history of criminals and oddities.
Admission to the museum is $20 or, if you’re a local, you can get a four-month ghost club pass for $60.
Graveface is located on East Lower Factors, walk down River Street.
You can find more information about the museum and accompanying arcade by clicking or tapping the link here.
Maritime Museum of Sea Vessels
The Maritime Ships of the Sea Museum is a good option for those who want to spend a day downtown without the hustle and bustle of the city. This museum offers the opportunity to relax and learn a bit of history – maybe even imagine what life at sea would be like for a change.
The museum features model ships, a historic house, and even gardens if you want to pull out the umbrella.
The Ships of the Sea maritime museum is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near West Congress Street. Admission is $10, though there are discounts based on age, military status, and student status.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Monday. You can find more information by clicking or tapping the link here.
You don’t have to be Catholic to go to the cathedral and appreciate the beauty of the murals and architecture. St. John the Baptist Cathedral still operates today and holds mass services for the community.
You don’t have to pay to visit, but a donation is recommended.
Located on East Harris Street, the cathedral is open for self-guided tours Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You can view the cathedral’s website by clicking or tapping the link here.
American Prohibition Museum
Looking for a fun place for your party members who are 21+? It’s a great place to have a drink and learn about the history of prohibition in the United States.
The American Prohibition Museum has a fully functioning speakeasy and, according to its website, more than a dozen galleries.
Tickets for this museum start at $16.21 or you can pay $26.45 and get a drink ticket in addition to your admission ticket. The museum, located on Julian Street next to Ellis Square, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
For more information, you can find a link to their website by clicking or tapping here.
Savannah Art Gallery
This is the perfect place to visit if you want to stay downtown while the rain passes.
Located right next to the Lincoln Parking Garage, this well-placed gallery is filled with pieces from a variety of different artists, all with their own unique styles.
Each piece is available for purchase, or you can purchase prints or cards.
The Savannah Gallery of Art is open seven days a week beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and noon on Sunday. From Monday to Thursday, the museum closes at 5 p.m. and on weekends, it closes at 6 p.m.
You can find more information about the gallery by clicking or tapping the link here.