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Davenport House Museum: Tours & Tickets

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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

Beautifully resored home with a fascinating history. The tour guide was excellent, extremely knowledgeable. Includes garden. Located on beautiful Columbia Square.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jay368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there as a part of a ghost tour at night. The house is in a great shape, so many lovely timepieces - a great collection! It was a nice visit and the history behind it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting story of on how a New Englander came to Savannah and grew a craftsman's business. The tour shares how and why design elements were important. Great presenters Also valued the story and action of strong women on historical preservation making a difference.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank hr1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story of Isiah Davenport was quite interesting and certainly the craftsmanship in the building of the house is beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not like the feeling in this museum. I do not enjoy the tour guide and just felt an undercurrent that I didn't like. Can't put my finger on it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TMC59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting tour. Our tour guide did a very good job and was very knowledgeable of the house and it's history. A lot of bad luck for the Davenport family all brought to life by the guide who was a former teacher from Maine.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth visiting Davenport House Museum to learn more about the historical period in which it was first built, as well as to better understand its' cultural significance. Our tour guide was a wealth of information on everything from decorative arts, to architecture, to the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lizhU7889KK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every year for years now, the Davenport House Museum presents a new drama based on the many horrific stories and news about the Yellow Fever epidemics. Every Friday and Saturday in October, guest thrill and chill to the living history show delivered by actors in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KWKKeena
Reviewed August 18, 2019

We showed up with pre paid tickets at 4:01-4:02 pm per my iphone. The woman handling the desk had already locked the door. I knocked, she came out showed me Her watch said 4:05pm. She would not allow us in to join a tour that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kristin K
twirler78, Manager at Davenport House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

The management of the Davenport House Museum apologizes for your experienced yesterday. The employee in question will be reprimanded and your review will be used in staff training. If you return we will refund the prepaid admission you were unable to use and provide you...More

Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We visited the House as part of a tour. The house is incredible and the architectural design is breath taking. It’s heart warming that they are taking the time to finish bringing the house back to its original splendor.

Date of experience: August 2019
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kmoney4
May 20, 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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