The Coast / Savannah

Davenport House Museum

324 E. State St.
Savannah, GA 31401

  • Isaiah Davenport House Museum

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  • Potable Gold: Savannah's Madeira Tradition

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  • Garden Photo

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  • March: Tea at Mrs. Davenparents; May: Tea in the Garden

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  • New Tours about the Collection and Preservation of the Historic House

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  • DH Gift Shop

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  • Exterior of the Davenport House

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  • Davenport House Representatives Receiving the Preserve American Presidential Award in te Oval Office of the White House, May 2, 2005

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The stately Federal-style home, built by Master Carpenter Isaiah Davenport for his household, provides a glimpse into 1820s domestic life in the port city of Savannah. Fine interior plasterwork, authentically restored period rooms and a spectacular staircase are highlights of a visit to the Isaiah Davenport House Museum. The saving of the Davenport House from demolition in 1955 was the first effort of Historic Savannah Foundation, ushering in the preservation renaissance of the coastal city. The museum's recent restoration was recognized with a Preserve America Presidential Award.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:30PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adult General Admission $9

    Child's Admission (ages 6 to 17) $5

    Children under age 6 Free

    More Rates See Website

    Student (18-21) $7


    AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Minimum Group Size, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    16, 95

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+), Adults (21+), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)


  • Early Bird Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side

    Early Bird Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side

    04/02/2016 - 04/30/2016

    Take an early morning walk through one of the oldest and most varied neighborhoods to learn how historic preservation has revitalized downtown Savannah. Tours led by the Davenport House director will introduce the personalities, structures and issues that have enthralled Savannah's preservation movement. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden to follow. 2 mile walk.

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  • Tea in the Garden of the Davenport House

    Tea in the Garden of the Davenport House

    05/05/2016 - 05/27/2016

    Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House's beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters in the garden. The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs.

    On inclement weather dates, tea will be taken inside the house museum. 

    Program dates and times: May 5, 6, 12, 13 at 4:... read more

  • Discovering 1820s Savannah: Early Bird Walking Tour

    Discovering 1820s Savannah: Early Bird Walking Tour

    05/07/2016 - 05/28/2016

    Participants will walk by some of the finest examples of preservation in the city and learn about what no longer remains. Topics will include the Great Fire of 1820, the yellow fever epidemic of 1820, Lafayette's visit to Savannah in 1825 and the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the United States in 1826. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden will follow. The distance is 2.7 miles.

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Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Kennedy Pharmacy 18 feet by 40 fe 10 feet 900.0 40 60 35 30 60 60 60