The Museum & Speakeasy will be closed March 16th & 17th for St. Patrick’s Day. Join us during the parade outside Congress Street Up! Learn More

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Visitor Policies

In order to protect the exhibits and create a safe environment for all guests, please observe the following Museum policies.

  • Please do not touch any of the exhibits, wax figures, or displays unless prompted to do so by verbiage or guidance (i.e. Tommy Gun, Speakeasy doorknocker).
  • Food and drink are not permitted in the museum in the galleries prior to the Speakeasy.
  • Smoking and e-cigarettes are not permitted anywhere in the building.
  • Backpacks and large bags are allowable.
  • Coats and umbrellas may be carried into the galleries as long as they are covered with a complimentary plastic bag.
  • Possession of dangerous objects, including firearms, are not permitted in the museum.
  • Please be mindful of others while using a cellphone.

Photography and video is permitted in the museum under the following circumstances:

  • Cell phone and video use are permitted in the museum for personal use only.
  • Photographs and video cannot be commercially published, sold, or reproduced.
  • Please note that visitors to the Savannah museum may be photographed, videotaped, or otherwise recorded. By attending, you grant the museum permission to use photographs and/or audiovisual recordings in which you appear for archival, documentary, publicity, advertising, or social media.
  • Images, audio, and video uploaded to social media can and should be tagged with the #americanprohibition or @americanprohibition.
  • The American Prohibition Museum reserves the right to remove or add tags to images, audio, and video uploaded to social media that represents the museum.

Chaperone Responsibilities:

  • Chaperones are responsible for the behavior of their groups at all times. It is imperative that chaperones relay the above information to student and adult groups.
  • One chaperone is required per every ten students. Chaperones must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Avoid side conversations with other students or chaperones while on a guided tour.
  • Attend promptly to any student causing a disruption; if necessary, remove disruptive students from the galleries.