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.

Springtime in Savannah!

 Early Bird’s Preservation Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side

Saturdays in April 2017

Program Date: April 7, 14, 21, 28

Time:  8 a.m.

Admission:  $21.Plus tax. See this link.

Length of Program:  100 minutes.

Distance of Walk:  2.5 miles

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.


Tea in the Garden at the Davenport House

Thursdays and Fridays in May 2018

Program dates and times: May 3, 4, 10, 11, and 17 at 4:15 p.m. and on May 18, 24, 25 and 31 at 5 p.m.

Admission:  $18. Plus tax. See this link.

Reservations recommended.  Limited attendance.

Length of Program:  60 to 75 minutes.

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. 

On inclement weather dates, tea will be taken inside the house museum.

The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs.  


Early Bird’s Walking Tour:  Discovering 1820s Savannah

Saturdays in May 2018

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19 and 26

Time:  8 a.m.

Length of Program:  120 minutes

Distance of Walk:   2.5 miles.

Admission:  $21. Plus tax.   See this link.

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 will follow. 



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 Comments from the Davenport House Guest Register - February 2018: "Excellent." "Very interesting." "Great guide." "Wonderful tour." "Lovely & interesting." "Save our history!" "Awesome house." "Loved it!" "Fantastic." "Very interesting look at a well preserved home for its time!" "Excellent presentation. Guide was very informative." "Wonderful history. Loved Haley! Good job." "Interesting, enlightening, wonderful." "Marty was so sweet and very informative!! Loved it!" "Loved our tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable." "Fascinating look at the 1820s." "Great tour by John. Beautiful house." "Susan was a great guide." "Great tour. Marty was wonderful." "Best ever." "Beautiful! Especially the stairs." "Susan gave us a great tour." "Well prepared guide." 'Beautiful. Glad this home was saved."