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Telfair Museums Jepson Center

207 W York St, Savannah, GA 31401-3636
+1 912-790-8800
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Beautiful Museum!

This place was beautiful and included thoughtful, engaging exhibitions. One exhibition focused on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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light filled museum with some nice exhibits

Very interesting collection. I appreciate the incorporation of new technologies into the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Devoted to the art of today, the contemporary Jepson Center links Telfair’s future with its past, unifying the museum’s three distinct sites.The building, designed by Moshe Safdie and opened to the public in 2006, features over 7,500 square feet of gallery space for major traveling exhibitions of contemporary art and installations of works from the permanent collection. Educational programming takes place in the 220-seat auditorium, community gallery, education studios, and ArtZeum—a unique, 3,500-square foot interactive gallery for children and families.
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“modern art” (42 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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207 W York St, Savannah, GA 31401-3636
Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was beautiful and included thoughtful, engaging exhibitions. One exhibition focused on technology that was super interactive. I highly recommend!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting collection. I appreciate the incorporation of new technologies into the collection especially the the video and virtual reality exhibits. We did not visit the other museums since were able to use our membership from our hometown art museum for a discounted admission at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the architecture and curation of exhibits which were pertinent to Savannah area. Courteous and helpful employees.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went specifically to see The Bird Girl statue, but enjoyed some nice sculptures on the patio as well.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great deal for these 3 museums. I recommend the Bonaventure Cemetery exhibit at the Jepson Center. You can visit the museum in a couple of hours.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is a museum of modern art. Thr exhibit on Bonaventure Cemetery is here till late fall, and it is very good. It includes the famous "Bird Girl" statue. There are also some nice interactive exhibits. Note: the museum no longer is open late on...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I love contemporary and modern art, and this museum exceeded all expectations. It was bigger than I excepted and has a few interactive galleries. I really loved the tech art. We had previously visited Bonaventure Cemetery and were a little confused on its historical significance....More

Thank emma b
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Mary T, Manager at Telfair Museums Jepson Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks Emma, we are glad you enjoyed visiting the Jepson Center!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I really liked this museum. For families with kids there is a nice balance of art for adults and interactive activities for kids. There are several interactive areas for kids and an arts and crafts room. It is an expensive entry fee for adults, but...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This art museum had lots of fun, interactive exhibits. Great for the whole family. The Radiance exhibit was great.

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Mary T, Manager at Telfair Museums Jepson Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thanks for the kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your family enjoyed their visit.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We wanted to see the bird girl, which was our reason for buying tickets to the Telfair Museums. The displays at the Jepson Center were awesome. But we were especially enthralled by the bird girl....several years ago, we bought a replica at the Book Gift...More

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Mary T, Manager at Telfair Museums Jepson Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thanks Marilyn, we look forward to seeing you again and again!

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It depends on the disability. As I recall, the Telfair Museum has a special entrance that would accommodate a wheelchair and elevators that go up to the different floors. I'm not sure if the Jepsen Center entrance can... More
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