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.
Winter and Spring Programs - 2016
To purchase tickets to the Davenport House’s Lowcountry Boil, Oyster Sample and Chicken Buffet on Saturday, March 5th at Delta Plantation.
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Click on the Programs and Events tab. See 2016 Lowcountry Boil and Oyster Sampler.
“POTABLE GOLD”: SAVANNAH’S MADEIRA TRADITION
Friday and Saturday evenings in February 2016
PROGRAM DATES: February 5 (Sold out), 6 (Sold out), 12 (5:30 – Sold Out), 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27. Extra presentations at 7:30 p.m. will be presented if 5:30 p.m. sessions on February 12 and 13 sell out.
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: $20 plus tax (must be 21 years of age)
Reservations recommended. Limited attendance.
LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 75 minutes
Experience the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House while learning about and tasting 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. During the experience they will sample two types of Madeira and see the historic house at dusk including spaces usually off-limits to museum guests.
The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs and maneuver in the candlelit rooms.
VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDINGS IN THE DAVENPORT HOUSE GARDEN
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Get married in the museum’s beautiful courtyard garden and make it a Valentine’s Day to remember! Ceremonies will be offered every 10 minutes. $100 donation to the Museum. Call 912/236-8097 for additional information. Confirmed reservations are highly recommended as the event tends to sell out.
Exploring Life in 1820s Savannah and Celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation
VISITOR COMMENTS - December 2015"Awesome." "Fabulous that the guides are young adults! Love Magee!" "Anna was wonderful. We loved it!" "Great tour. Very informative." "Tyra was wonderful and informative." "Trainees were awesome!" "Your JI guides were terrific!" "Sam was great!" "Great opportunity for local H.S. students to live & learn history." "Bonnie was so engaging and thorough! Beautiful!" "Wonderful information. Well presented." "Beautiful! Wonderful tour guide!" "Exceedingly informative!" "Awesome. Thanks, Mary!" "Dirk was fantastic!!" "Very informative. Lovely but simple." "Absolutely loved it!" "Wonderful tour! Thanks, Marty!" "Beautiful home - good tour guide!" "Very nice house and kind staff." "Susan was an awesome tour guide! Cool place!" "Adorably charming." Impressive." "Terrific." "Excellent and a little eerie!"