Experience the history of the Mayflower and discover the glory of the Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic inside the Ships of the Sea Museum. You’ll learn intriguing facts about seagoing vessels that date back two centuries. Through a vast collection of intricate ship models, the history of ships is brought to life. More than 75 ships are in the ship-in-a-bottle exhibit. There’s also paintings, maritime antiques and other artifacts that convey the shipping industry in a compelling display.
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Founded in 1966, the museum is inside the historic Scarbrough home, who was one of the owners of the Steamship Savannah and president of the Savannah Steamship Company.