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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2003

I really enjoyed the Davenport House Museum. It was beautifully restored and nicely furnished to represent how it would have been lived in by its builder and first owner. The guide included many facts about Davenport and about the many changes the house has been...More

12  Thank aclark1558
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 October 2012

I am a museum professional and truly hate to give this museum a poor rating, but based on my visit last week, I feel that I can't give the museum more than a poor. My husband is not a museum person, so this was my...More

5  Thank tntraveler2012
DHDirector, Manager at Davenport House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2012

Thank you for spotlighting an unfortunate tour experience. We have investigated the date and time of your experience, have identified the staff involved and taken corrective measures to insure that another such episode does not happen again. You are correct in being disappointed. I am...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Slick-Cortez
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

1  Thank Remarkable G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful house. My favorite part of course is the spiral staircase and the attic with the original haint blue paint on the ceiling. The docents here are incredible.

Thank Tammie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first house saved and restored in Savannah. The house gives you an idea what a professional class home would be like as compared to an old rich family home. The history of the home is very interesting. as it follows the fortunes...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Savannah. I loved the fascinating history behind this house. Such a pretty house to tour!

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks 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

1  Thank LUCKY J
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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20 May 2016|
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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