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Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

207 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401-4605
+1 912-233-6014
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A Must-Visit!

I cannot recommend the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home highly enough. I have wanted to visit for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Layla K
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Engaging and educational

The tour guide sharing interesting details about Flannery O'Conner's life as a child in Savannah... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JeannetteMinnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Where writer Flannery O'Connor spent her childhood, during the Great Depression on Savannah's LaFayette Square. Off-hour, group, and private tours are available by request.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 16:00
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207 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401-4605
Downtown
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+1 912-233-6014
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I cannot recommend the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home highly enough. I have wanted to visit for over a decade, finally made it happen this trip, and my very high expectations were all met and exceeded. This was a captivating tour that would have been of...More

Thank Layla K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide sharing interesting details about Flannery O'Conner's life as a child in Savannah, and beyond. The artifacts in the home are the originals which gives the house a mystical feeling. We loved the stories, and the tour was well-timed. Thank you! The house...More

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting Flannery's Home and writing such a kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Extremely engaging tour and guide. Fortunate to have many original pieces of the time. The convertible "kiddie cage, crib, playpen" was the most interesting invention we've seen in a long while

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are SO right about Flannery's Kiddie Koop- it's wild! Thanks so much for visiting the Flannery Home and taking the time to write us such a nice review. I hope you'll be back to visit!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I have to admit I didn't know much about Mary Flannery O'Connor when a friend suggested we visit her childhood home on a lovely square park in Savannah. The tour guide gave such a delightful tour I felt like I had been a fly on...More

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We always like to share Flannery's Home with folks who aren't necessarily familiar with her, as it's such a cool step back in time and way to learn about Flannery herself. I hope we inspired you to...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were lucky to visit Savannah on O'Connor's birthday, where a peacock birthday cake was on view as a docent guided guests through Flannery's home. Unfortunately, we were denied access to upper floors without a guide and could not wait. On the first floor, however,...More

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting, and how wonderful that we were able to share Flannery's birthday together! It is a total bummer that our upstairs spaces can't be open during that super-heavy traffic day, but I do hope you'll come back to see us...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had a wonderful, informative tour of Flannery O'Connor's childhood home by the enthusiastic Cody. We really enjoyed it.

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for coming to see us, y'all!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I am a fan of Flannery O'Connor's short stories and was so excited to visit her childhood home. The tour was excellent and provided so many interesting facts about the events and environment that shaped her unique personality. Our guide's enthusiasm and knowledge made for...More

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Cody S, General Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Wow, we are so glad to know you had this wonderful experience visiting us! 'Hidden treasure' is our goal, and you nailed it! Thank you so much for taking time to visit and write such a generous review.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

You will enjoy the visit much more if you familiarize yourself with life of Flannery O’Connor. (Google will do.) Try to catch a lecture or reading and enjoy the home in the context of literature. The best visit would be to catch the parade!!! Everybody...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were walking by this house when a woman stopped us and told us we must take a tour of the O'Connor home. She had just finished her tour and raved about it. We went inside and found the most knowledgeable tour guide, who seemed...More

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Cody S, Manager at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you so much for popping in to visit! Much like Flannery's experience in Savannah, we try to make the home a unique stop for all of visitors. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for your kind words!

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I planned my trip to Savannah pretty well but finding Flannery O'Connor's Childhood Home was a pleasant surprise! We were traveling with a party of eight, including kids. Fortunately, admission is free for ages 15 and under. Adults are $6 and students are $5. To...More

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lz_soccer
1 September 2016|
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Response from Julee H | Reviewed this property |
If your going to visit, they have it there. You can contact them at: Tel: 912.233.6014 or their website has an email address.
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Response from langhorn160 | Reviewed this property |
From their website: Adults: $6 Students / Active Military: $5 Children 15 and under: free
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