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Davenport House Museum

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Address: 324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401-3411
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Federal-style home of master builder Isaiah Davenport restored to its early...

Federal-style home of master builder Isaiah Davenport restored to its early 19th century beauty. Owned and operated by Historic Savannah Foundation.

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Fascinating glimpse of early Savannah

Wonderful docent-led tour loaded with interesting tidbits of information. Beautiful house. Groupon coupon was helpful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Norwich, Vermont
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Norwich, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful docent-led tour loaded with interesting tidbits of information. Beautiful house. Groupon coupon was helpful.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The house is in great shape. It has not been upgraded to include a bathroom or running water (outside of the bathroom in the gift shop) and the tour was a great way to get a feel for what it was like to live in Savannah 150 years ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had googled this tour before we arrived and was not disappointed! It all started here with the conservation of the historic district! What a fantastic place!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the tour of this home by our guide, Carolina. She was able to share information not only about the Davenports, but also about life in Savannah during that point in time, and relate it to what we were seeing. She also shared information about the seven women who banded together to save the historic homes in Savannah, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arm yourself with the groupon coupon to enjoy this tour at a rate of $9 for two people. The tour is a value at that price. The tour begins with a short film discussing the savings of Savannah's old homes from developers in the 20th century. The Davenport House was the first of many to be saved. After the destruction... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a very informative tour of the Davenport House led by Caroline, a very engaging docent. The tour provided not only a glimpse into the life of an important Savannah family, it also gave a sense of what life was like and how building trades were conducted. The tour is time well spent.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to arrive in Savannah for their free museum day. This one was one of our favorites that we visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you appreciate architecture and historical houses this, and most of the house museums in Savannah, is worth the look. Also it's part of a 3 site package if you choose. Nice little video in the beginning makes you appreciate these old places even more.

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Toured the home during a visit to Savannah in January 2017. A young docent (17 years old) lead our group (I beleive her name is Tyra). She did an exceptional job. Very enthusiastic and informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knowledgeable guide gave tour of this 1820 house that had fallen into disrepair and then was restored. The tour included both a description of life in the 1820's in that house, and also how the restoration was done -- which was equally interesting! Great tour!

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