American Prohibition Museum in Savannah, GA

Historic Tours of America209 W St Julian StSavannah, GA 31401
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Overview

Experience the roaring 20s at the immersive American Prohibition Museum. Visitors can relive the sordid history of Temperance and Prohibition while learning about the consequences of the 18th Amendment. The museum features more than 200 artifacts, unique memorabilia like moonshine stills, and an authentic speakeasy that serves craft cocktails.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Savannah Travel Experts
  • This tour is about 60 minutes long.
  • Guests under the age of 21 are not permitted in the Speakeasy.
  • Drinks are not included in the tour price.
  • This is a self-guided tour.

Description

from American Prohibition Museum
The American Prohibition Museum located in Savannah's City Market is the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition. While here, guests will travel back in time to the early 1900s, as anti-alcohol rallies swept the nation and the “booze problem” was pushed to the forefront of American politics. The true story of America’s struggle with the liquor question, the passing of the 18th Amendment, its impact on the nation, and the far-reaching consequences of the thirteen years of Prohibition all come to life within the walls of the American Prohibition Museum.

Through immersive displays and state-of-the-art dioramas, museum-goers will learn how Prohibition and Temperance shaped thinking and culture for more than two hundred years of American history.

Operates 364 days a year: Aug 1- March 31: 10:00am to 5:00pm with last admittance at 4:15pm
(Closed St Patrick's Day).
April 1 - July 31: 10:00am-6:00pm with last entry at 5:15pm.
Guests of all ages are allowed in the museum during all operating hours, but photo ID is required at the door to receive a wristband for admittance to the Speakeasy. Guests under the age of 21 are not permitted in the Speakeasy.

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Frequently Asked Questions about American Prohibition Museum

What are the hours of operation?
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

What should I wear?
Comfortable clothing.

Where is it located?
209 W Saint Julian St. | Savannah, GA Located next to Ellis Square in the City Market and just blocks away from Robinson Parking Garage.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes, there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

What’s included in my ticket/experience?
Restored Prohibition era vehicles, more than 200 historic artifacts, extensive collection of moonshine stills, captivating dioramas and hi-tech immersive displays, costumed docents that inform and entertain from start to finish, and an authentic speakeasy, serving up craft cocktails.

Where can I park at?
Metered parking is available on the street.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?
No, but there is a "Speakeasy" at the end where you can order drinks.

Is the tour appropriate for children?
Yes, the American Prohibition Museum brings the roaring twenties to life by retelling the history of Temperance and Prohibition while learning about the unintended consequences of the 18th Amendment.