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King Tisdell Cottage

514 E Huntingdon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5115
+1 912-335-8868
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Intimate & Informative

We visited the King Tisdell Cottage in February, 2017. The guide was enthusiastic and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carolpI6673LR
Local history, wonderful presentation!

After finding long lines at other historic homes in Savannah, we decided to check out King Tisdell... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
linnypiggy
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514 E Huntingdon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5115
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the King Tisdell Cottage in February, 2017. The guide was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable with so many stories that brought the history to life. The exhibits gave real information about the time periods and the people who lived then. It is small but...More

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Susan G, Executive Director at King Tisdell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you carolpl6673LR ! I'm glad your trip to the Cottage was memorable. I will pass along your kind words to the staff.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After finding long lines at other historic homes in Savannah, we decided to check out King Tisdell and boy are we glad we did! Our tour guide was personable, funny and knowledgeable! The house was small but packed with information. Buy tickets online before you...More

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Susan G, Executive Director at King Tisdell Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the King-Tisdell Cottage linnypiggy - we appreciate your kind description of our historical interpreter. SG

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We LOVED the cottage, but based on online review we were expecting about a 30 minute combination oral history from a volunteer including a self-guided tour. That's not what it was. About an hour and a half into purely sitting in the front room listening...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. Our docent was very knowledgeable of the cottage and it's inhabitants. It isn't a big place so the majority of the time was spent listening to the stories of history. I have no pictures to add because no picture taking is...More

1  Thank Crystal R
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

I was the only person going through this wonderful museum at the time of my visit which was awesome! Ronald, my docent was very knowledgeable about the local history and in particular, gave me an in depth overview of what to expect in each room...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

A small but excellent museum chronicling black history in Savannah. Our docent was very friendly and knowledgable and there are a number of very interesting genuine artifacts related to the progression of black life in Savannah from slavery to the present time. I'm glad I...More

2  Thank Kel C
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

I was the only person going thru this intimate museum so I had pretty much a private tour guide, Ron. This is right at a stop on the hop on hop off trolley, and a worthwhile stop, and the cottage museum dedicated to the preservation...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The King-Tisdell cottage tour was wonderful. If you want to have a historical immersion experience in African American culture of Savannah this would be a great choice. Praise W.W. Law for his vocation in preserving this cottage and the historical neighborhoods around Savannah. What a...More

1  Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you have never been to Savannah before and you are not familiar with Savannah's African-American history, your visit to the King Tisdell Cottage will definitely provide you with many interesting facts. The restoration of this cottage is well done and will make you feel...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2015

The King-Tisdell Cottage is the epitome of the African-American experience in Savannah. The story of the owners is charming and truly representative of the experiences of African-Americans in Jim-Crow era Savannah. The exhibit dedicated to W.W. Law is superb and shows why he truly was...More

5  Thank Roland N
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Seamere
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Response from carolpI6673LR | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open in the afternoons. Hope you get to enjoy it. Carol
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