Toured the house today and was impressed. Our tour guide, Raymond was extremely knowledgeable, interesting and personable! Would recommend very highly. Laura Brooklyn
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My wife and I decided to tour the Owens-Thomas house as it told about what slavery was like in a domestic setting in the 1800s. We learned a great deal and more from our tour guide, Jacqui. Everyone could tell she was passionate and well-informed...More
Thank you so much for your comments. We will let Jacqui know how her tour impacted your thinking and that you were able to learn more about Savannah's challenging history.
This was my favorite house tour in Savannah, and the tour was great. There is so much history here that it overflows an hour tour and we would certainly been interested in more. We want to come back and see the changes that are made...More
We’re so glad you enjoyed your visit! We’ll make sure Jacqui hears your comments. As you mentioned, we make an effort to make sure we tell the history of the entire household, we’re currently reinterpreting our carriage house, slave quarters, and basement to allow more...More
We enjoyed the guided tour of this house. It is still beautiful, and we got a good idea of the owners and architects of Savannah.
Really interesting stop. We were on our way to say and stopped in. Very interesting house with early (first) styled plumbing and historic features to include enslaved quarters "water-blue" painted ceilings, gardens and the lush main house. Well worth the $ 20 guided tour.
We are glad that you enjoyed your tour. And the $20 ticket, which includes the guided tour at the Owens-Thomas House, also includes admission to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy. We hope you were also able to visit those sites during your stay.
The history as told by our guide was quite interesting. The family had 6 children, who were tutored. The were the first to have indoor plumbing; 15 years before the White House. And you can see the cisterns because they have the area exposed. It's...More
This home is well-preserved and we greatly enjoyed our trip. First house to have indoor plumbing (before the White House!). Out back is the shack where enslaved people lived and it contains a blue-painted ceiling that is the largest section of this characteristic blue paint...More
An interesting house to visit to see the Regency style in action but the guide was a bit dry and one only needs so much information about it - she didnt like my asking questions and I felt a little put out at that! They...More
We ponied up the $20 because our tour book said it was the best one. This included visits to the Telfair Academy and Jepson Center, but we really didnt have time to prioritize art galleries. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of...More
We are glad you enjoyed your tour.
The Owens-Thomas House is an interesting guided tour. This is also before electricity so it was interesting to see the use of stain glass to light up areas of the house.