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Davenport House Museum

324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401-3411
+1 912-236-8097
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401-3411
Downtown
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+1 912-236-8097
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Reviewed yesterday

We were so impressed with our docent Susan. She was engaging and well spoken. The tour was well scripted. We learned so much about how Isaiah Davenport and his family lived back in 1820's. There are so many unique details in this house. I must...More

Thank Mariska F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite house museums. Our tour guide (Pete) was very entertaining and knew so much about the history of the house. The house itself is gorgeous, and definitely worth a visit. My only complaint is that the tour went a little...More

Thank danielleinnyc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This home was stunning to me, but would have been an upper-middle class home in its time. The owner was a builder/architect and with the assistance of a couple of his slaves, created some beautifully detailed work. Very interesting details about the family and their...More

Thank MommaWolvie
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this tour above the others, very informational, wonderfully restored home. The koi pond and garden are breathtaking as well.

Thank Jannell R
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The story of Isaiah Davenport as a builder is good. The story of the 7 women that saved this house from destruction and spurred the historic conservation movement in Historic Savannah is great. Together, they make this a must see spot. $9 is worth it....More

Thank Brent720
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

A major stop on almost every tour, it is well deserving of it;s 5-star rating. The tour starts with a short lecture. Large groups are broken down into smaller groups. The furnisnings are outstanding, most original to the house. Includes a re-enactment by an actor...More

1  Thank Tony D
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Isaiah Davenport House is a requirement; a must visit to get the feeling of the old Federal Style mansions that once dominated Savannah. It was built by cotton on the backs of slaves to satisfy the European textile market for the luxury of the wealthy....More

1  Thank ctmitchell
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The tour of this historic home was interesting and informative. John was our docent for the tour and did a great job. It's so nice to see that such care is being taken in the restoration and care of this property. The backyard/garden/patio was a...More

Thank litraveler2016
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I had already seen the house some years ago and stopped by the gift shop to ask about purchasing dolphin downspouts, which are a Savannah classic design. I found dish towels with the famous bird girl and a very nice and helpful lady in the...More

1  Thank GatorSenior
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My husband chose this tour, we hopped off the trolley and a tour was starting in a few minutes so we walked around the looking at the gift shop. The tour group meets in the basement, which is actually the first story and the area...More

Thank Donna V
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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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