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The Owens-Thomas House is located at 124 Abercorn Street, 7 minutes from Telfair Academy.
Besides street parking, there are four parking garages: the Robinson parking garage next to the Jepson Center, the State Street garage across the square from the Owens-Thomas House, Whitaker Street Garage next to the Ellis Square, and the Civic Center parking lot.
If you prefer to take a bike, you can use Jepsen Center bike racks.
Immerse yourself in history and visit the original Slave Quarters that housed enslaved people. Find out about the complex relationships between the wealthy Owens family and the least powerful people. Hear the untold stories of enslaved people.
Completed in 1819, the Owens-Thomas house is a remarkable example of Regency architecture. Marvel at the mansion featuring a parterre garden and a carriage house, all carefully designed by architect William Jay. Uncover the mysteries of the house while admiring its interiors.
To avoid crowds of tourists, come to the Owens-Thomas House early in the morning or after 2:00 PM on a weekday.
Set aside at least two hours to enjoy the museum's exhibits.
The Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, St. Patrick's Day Observance, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
A ticket to the Owens-Thomas House costs $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and active military members, $15 for students aged 13-25, and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children under six can enter the museum for free.
There's no booking available for the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. You can purchase the tickets at the front desk of the museum.