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.
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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.
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Discoveries

There are currently approximately 500 items in the collection, including furniture, ceramics, lighting devices, and more. Along with approximately 200 fragments found in an archeological dig at the site.
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Calendar

To complement its fine daily house tour, the Davenport House offers before- and after- hours special tours, activities and living history programs throughout the year which enlivens the story it tells.
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Davenport House Programs Calendar - 2014-2015

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  • October 2014 (Friday and Saturday evenings)-  Dreadful Pestilence: Yellow Fever in 1820 Savannah  
  • Monday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. and Monday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. – Harvest Lecture Series
  • December 26 through 30 – Holiday Evening Tours by Candlelight
  • February (Friday and Saturday evenings) – Potable Gold: Savannah’s Madeira Tradition
  • Saturday, February14, 2015 – Valentine’s Day Weddings in the Garden
  • March 2015 (Thursday and Friday afternoons) – Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s
  • Saturday, March 7, 2015 – 2015 - DH OYSTER ROAST
  • April (Saturdays at 8 a.m.) – Early Bird’s Preservation Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side
  • May (Thursday and Friday afternoons) – Tea in the Garden at the Davenport House
  • May (Saturdays at 8 a.m.) – Discovering 1820s Savannah: Early Bird’s Walking Tour of the Savannah Isaiah Davenport Knew

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See our award winning videos!telly_logo[1]
“Isaiah Davenport: Portrait of a Master Builder” , 2014 Silver Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments or Promotional Pieces – Documentary.  See the link.
“Yellow Fever in Savannah”, 2014 Bronze Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions – Education.  See the link.
 

 

Exploring life in 1820s Savannah and celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation

Davenport Museum House Visitor Comments – June 2014

"Lovely home and tour guide." "Wonderful!!" "Very thorough and informative." "Love it!" "Great history lesson." "Loved the tour - guide very approachable." "Tres interessant!" "Thank you for the wonderful tour." "Fantastic." "Excellent." "Lovely staircase." "Beautiful restoration." "Like to learn about history." "Loved it! Great tour guide!!!" "Fabulous! Thank you!!" "Cherished treasure." "Loved the tour - House is great." "Nice tour and well preserved home." "Extremely knowledgeable guide - love the house!" "Great!" "Really cool. Learned a lot."