Visiting the Davenport House is essential in experiencing the history of Savannah and its historic preservation renaissance. For information about hours and options for your visit.
Throughout its fifty-years plus history as a museum, the Davenport House Museum has striven to provide visitors with a true and vivid encounter with a uniquely Savannah story.
The Davenport House offers two beautiful venues for weddings and special occasion rental.
The Davenport House offers before- and after- hours special tours, activities and living history programs throughout the year which enlivens the story it tells.
Spring Time at the DH!
Saturdays in April 2015
PROGRAM DATES AND TIME: April 4, 11, 18, 25 at 8 a.m.
Take an early morning walk through one of the oldest and most varied neighborhoods to learn how historic preservation has revitalized downtown Savannah. Tours led by the Davenport House director who will introduce the personalities, structures and issues that have enthralled Savannah’s preservation movement. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden to follow.
Come shop with Affordable Apparels, Stella and Dot, the fabric artistry of Suzie Hokanson
PROGRAM DATE AND TIME: Thursday, April 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays in May 2015
PROGRAM DATES AND TIMES: May 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 4:15 p.m. and 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 5:00 p.m.]
Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House’s beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden.
Saturdays in May 2015
PROGRAM DATES AND TIME: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 8 a.m.
See what survives of the 1820s Savannah that master builder Isaiah Davenport knew. Beginning at the Davenport House Museum (1820) participants will walk by some of the finest examples of preservation in the city and learn about what no longer remains. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden to follow.
Exploring Life in 1820s Savannah and Celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation
VISITOR COMMENTS - February 2015“Beautiful details & Home.” “Miss Betty is terrific!” “Charming. Sheryl is Great.” “Wonderful tour. Thanks, John.” “ Best interpretation of a Period Home.” “Excellent Tour, even if conducted by Yankee John.” “Karin was an excellent tour guide. We loved the history and the stories.” “Loved the attention to details.” “Beautiful - great guide, Marty.” “Beautifully kept.” “Hats off to the 7 Ladies who saved this house.” “Best house I’ve visited in Savannah.” “Super! Great Restoration.” “Reinée led us on a delightful tour.” “Joyce did a great job.” “Our tour guide, Bonnie, was wonderful.”