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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 today

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 1 week ago

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

Thank bam0rr0w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved learning about the Davenport family and touring their home. It's amazing how tiny people were back then - the shoes and eyeglasses would never fit an adult today!

Thank Tina56_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gets overlooked I think as it's close to the Owens-Thomas house but it's cheaper and I think more interesting. Lovely guide who was knowledgeable and passionate about the house. For me this is a better bet than the Owens-Thomas House.

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful and historic house of the 19th century. Great history of the home and family that lived there

Thank lhren5171
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great price for an interesting tour of the building's history. Not my favorite museum in Savannah, but for the price it is worth the trip.

Thank OrdinaryMagicMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I happened to be walking by when we saw this place and walked in. We bought tickets and joined a tour and very much enjoyed it. The tour leader was knowledgeable and encouraged our questions. She took her time answering them and...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased tickets through groupon and got a great deal. Wasn't my cup of tea...but appreciate the history.

Thank rmoaktree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story behind the rescue of this property from the wrecking ball is fantastic, and the home is worth a visit not only from the architecture standpoint but also because of the history of the owner.

Thank littlepepita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Davenport house was the 1st house to be saved and restored by the historic Savannah foundation. The house belonged to a master builder who lived with his wife, 10 kids and slaves + some boarders. The tour was interesting because it gave perspective of...More

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kmoney4
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
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