Your Visit

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.

Our Museum

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.

Special Programs

The Davenport House offers before- and after- hours special tours, activities and living history programs throughout the year which enlivens the story it tells.

Happy New Year: February Programs and Events

“Potable Gold”:  Savannah’s Madeira Tradition

Friday and Saturday evenings in February 2017.  (No program on Friday, February 17).  An extra presentation at 7:30 p.m. will be presented if the 5:30 p.m. session on February 10, 11 and 18 sell out.)
ADMISSION: $20 (must be 21 years of age). Plus tax.  Tickets.
Reservations recommended. Limited attendance.  912/236-8097

Experience the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House while learning about a unique and flavorful wine. Patrons are oriented to the long and rich tradition of Madeira (wine) as it relates to the history of Savannah and then they will participate in a Madeira party. See the historic house at dusk including spaces usually off-limits to museum guests.
Requires walking up and down stairs and maneuvering candlelit rooms.




Get married in the DH Garden on Valentine’s Day!  Beautiful place/reasonable price!!

Valentine’s Day Weddings in the Davenport House Garden

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  Between 9:15 to 11:15 am; 1:15 to 3:15 pm; 5:15 to 7 p.m.

For the first time there will be the opportunity to get married in the Davenport House Museum’s garden throughout Valentine’s.  There are 24 slots available.  Ceremonies will be offered every 15 minutes.   Call 912/236-8097 for additional information.  Confirmed reservations are highly recommended as the event tends to sell out.

  • Couples must bring a valid Georgia marriage license, which does not require a waiting period or a blood test. [Details: If one party is a GA resident, the license can be issued in any GA county.  If neither is a GA resident, the license must be obtained in Chatham County.]
  • Recommitments are welcome and marriage licenses are not necessary.

Rain location in the Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street—across the lane from the garden.


See other DH springtime programs including Tea at Mrs. Davenport House, Early Bird Walking Tour of the Landmark District’s East Side, Tea in the Garden and Discovering 1820s Walking Tour.


We have a NEW EVENT called Davenport Soiree. 
Won’t you join us!




Recommendation: One of the “six best museums in Savannah”
Join us for a sing along!
See our virtual view!

Exploring Life in 1820s Savannah and Celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation

Davenport Museum House VISITOR COMMENTS - December 2016

"Love this house!" "Excellent visit!” "Excellent tours!" "Very informative!" "Lots of fun!" "Great house, fabrics, wallpaper, presentation." "Great. Well done!" "So much to see - thanks!" "Fab!” "Wonderful job, Caroline! Thank you!" "Overwhelming." "Great time." "Students did a great job." "Guide was wonderful." "So informative and beautifully restored." "Great guide, John." "Great tour, home and guide. Sage." "Awesome." "Wonderful guide, Marty!" "Amazing." "Great job, Diane." "Lynn was great." "2 thumbs up!" "It was really pretty and I liked it a lot." "Excellent briefing." "Sage did an outstanding job. She is well informed." "Lots of information. Roseann was a great tour guide." "Excellent tour. Thanks, Josh!" "Amazing tour. Guide was a delight and informative."