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Davenport House Museum

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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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324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401-3411
+1 912-236-8097
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour of this home is very interesting with original furniture and many interesting period pieces. Our docent was excellent and very knowledgeable.

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Davenport House Museum is a Federal Style building built in 1820 located on Columbia Square in the historical section of Savannah. Tours are given every half hour and last about 45 minutes. This home is well maintained and is one most interesting interiors in...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Davenport House Museum is a Federal Style house built in 1820 located on Columbia Square in the historic section of Savannah. Tour are given every half hour. This house is well preserved and is well worth the visit. Jolly Chriss.

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the first house we toured in Savannah. The house was beautiful and the history of the house was very interesting. We had a very young tour guide who was a little out of touch of life’s experiences through history. Simple things grossed him...More

Thank Jenifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I just happened on this house as we were out walking, and decided to tour it the next day. The tour was interesting, and the finished portions of the house were beautifully restored. The only disappointments were that our docent was a...More

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent guide. His knowledge of the house and the family that occupied it was impressive. This tour is best for adults. Not for children under age 12. The docent walks you through room by room and gives you the history. You cannot wander at will....More

1  Thank MacnCheeseMom2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second of three homes I visited recently. What I appreciated most was learning how the lives of the wife and children changed following the death of the husband. The widow turned her home into a boarding house and the family's life of...More

2  Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first museum house renovated by the "seven women" and although it is not as fancy as some of the other house museums, I like it a lot since it demonstrates what a middle class 19th century builder did. The story of its...More

2  Thank waggonerj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared a tour through the house and the guide was very knowledgable of the history! We enjoyed the beautiful scenery inside and out!!

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite tours. Our tour guide, Joyce was amazing. Amazing architecture and history. Thanks for a great tour.

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Response from twirler78 | Property representative |
The DH is open Monday through Saturday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with tours every half hour. The last tour begins at 4 p.m. On Sundays the schedule is 1 to 4 p.m. - last tour beginning at 4 p.m. Usually visitors are added on the... More