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.

Spring Programs Bring History to Life!


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

Saturdays in April 2017
Program Date
: April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

Time:  8 a.m.

Admission:  $21.Plus tax.

Reservations requested but walk-ins welcome.
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 2017
Program dates and times
: May 4, 5, 11, 12 at 4:15 p.m. and on May 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 5 p.m.

Admission:  $18. Plus tax.

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 2017
Program dates:  May 6, 13, 20, 27

Time:  8 a.m.

 Admission: $21. Plus tax.

Reservations requested but walk-ins welcome.
Length of Program
:  120 minutes

Distance of Walk:   2.5 miles.

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 VISITOR COMMENTS - February 2017

"Lovely house. Great tour." "Love this town!" "Wonderful home and tour." "Awesome!" "Very cool !!" "Loved it!" "Pretty neat!" "Great history." "Fantastic." "Impressive." "Gorgeous." "Josh, great tour guide!" "Wonderful tour and fascinating house." "Awesome. Loved Marty!" "Beautiful. Love the history lesson and the ongoing work being done." "We loved it!" Thanks to Caroline. She was awesome." "Well kept and great guide." "Loved the tour and home." "Great insight to history." "Great job with the restoration." "Maddie was great!" "Loved it. Susan was very knowledgeable." "Beautiful and elegant."