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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr. Davenport was a builder who wanted to showcase his craft. The house is beautiful with furnishings from the period, some of them from the family itself. Docents are very knowledgeable. Has a nice gift shop in the basement.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is a perfect introduction to the history of Savannah. The house was beautifully restored and is furnished with period articles. It is definitely worth a visit and helps a foundation preserve additional houses with your admission.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a big fan of museums, but the Davenport House was a real treat. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and made us feel as if we knew the Davenports.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good take back to the 19th century and how things were. The architecture inside the house is beyond its time. It is amazing how the staircase winds in the center of the house.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bucgirl58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully restored Federalist home with nice woodwork, staircase, an good period wall paper. An interesting tour with a nice gift shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank krenault1687
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful docent - beautifully restored house. Don't miss this one in Savannah. Details in woodwork, wallpaper and staircase amazing. Must see!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned a lot about Savannah history and enjoyed a wonderful guided tour of this large authentically restored Federal style home built in 1820. A gift shop is located on the first floor where you enter to purchase tickets. Restrooms are available for those on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DiFromOhio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not as opulent as some other houses one can visit in Savannah but we found the tour quite appealing. The restoration is wonderful and it will be better next year when they complete the next phase. The condition of the house is fabulous....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jay F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting facts brought out in the guided tour of this historic house. Glad we took to time to take the tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slick-Cortez
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Davenport House tour gave me the greatest appreciation of what the Historic Savannah Doundation has really accomplished. The tour starts with a brief video that is very well done and worthwhile. Beautiful home to tour, quaint gift shop as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
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kmoney4
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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
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