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.
Fall Programs and the Holiday Season
Davenport House – Harvest Lecture Series
TITLE: Slavery in a Romantic Age: Mary Telfair’s Savannah
DESCRIPTION: The presentation will explore the elaborate Romantic fantasies used by slaveholders in Savannah to justify their power, even as their slaves struggled for freedom.
DATE: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
SPEAKER: Dr. Jeffery Robert Young, Professor, Georgia State University
ADMISSION: Free to the public but reservations for seating are requested. 912.236-8097
LOCATION: Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street (Corner of Broughton and Habersham Streets), Savanah, GA
A reception and opportunity to meet the speaker will follow.
The Holiday Season at the Davenport House Museum
The Early 19th Century Holiday Story: Between November 25 and December 31 the house will present tours emphasizing the celebration for an early 19th century holiday season similar to ones the Davenports would have known in their fine home on Columbia Square.
The Holiday 2016 Schedule at the Davenport House Museum:
The Museum closes after the 12:30 p.m. tour on November 23, December 24 and December 31.
The Museum is closed on November 24, December 25 and January 1, 2017
Recommendation: One of the “six best museums in Savannah”
Join us for a sing along!
See our virtual view!
And we are thinking about fun times in the New Year:
We have a new event called Davenport Soiree.
Won’t you join us!
Exploring Life in 1820s Savannah and Celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation
VISITOR COMMENTS - November 2016"Good tour of a nicely restored home." "Just wonderful." "Our guide Marty was great!" "Loved it. Beautiful!" "Gorgeous." "Beautiful house. Very informative tour." "Very good. Great guide!" "Great tour guide, Roseann." "John is great!" "Good job. Well done." "Thankful for the preservation." "Fabulous docent!" "Great story!" "Beautifully restored!" "Happy you saved it." "Wow!" "Great tour. John was very knowledgeable." "What a wonderful and informative tour. Thank you so much!" "Fabulous, informative tour!" "Mary rocks!" "Thank you to the ladies of Savannah for preservation." "Lovely home. Savannah is wonderful." "It was awesome!" "Fantastic tour." "Highlight of our stay in Savannah!" "Great tour & guide - incredible house - would recommend 100%.” "Beautiful venue."