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.
Spring Time at the DH!
Saturdays in April 2015
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.
Thursdays and Fridays in May 2015
PROGRAM DATES AND TIMES: May 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 4:15 p.m. and 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 5:00 p.m.
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.
Saturdays in May 2015
PROGRAM DATES AND TIME: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 8 a.m.
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 to follow.
Exploring Life in 1820s Savannah and Celebrating Historic Savannah Foundation
VISITOR COMMENTS - March 2015"Wonderful tour of a great house!" "Great tour! Knowledgeable guide." "So informative." "Excellent tour." "Glad someone had enough sense to save it!" "Love historic house museums!" "Amazing!" "Enjoyed our tour guide." "Beautiful restoration." "Guide was very informative." "Wonderful! Bonnie was excellent." "Excellent tour. Beautiful home." "Love the attention to historical detail." "Just loved the tour with Marty." "Great home and presentation." "Wonderful tour! Loved the wallpaper story." "Interesting. Loved our guide." "Informative and fun." "Thank God for strong women!" "Very nice. Love the stairway." "Enjoyed tour very much. Wilma was very informative." "Marty was an awesome tour guide." "Miss Betty - awesome!!" "Fantastic house and guide." "Very interesting. Linda did a good job!" "Loved the entire tour. Sage was excellent." "Marvelous tour."