Davenport House is open to the public from May through October. Tours
are provided during these months by trained docents from noon until
4:00 P.M. Thursday through Sunday.
Tours during the remainder of the year are by appointment only. Please
Ginny Bauersfeld, (309)-236-0741.
Seniors 65 and older: $4
12 yrs. and under and active military: Free
Group pricing is available. CDHF requires two weeks
advance notice on groups of ten or more.
School tours are also available year-round and require
advance notice. Special pricing is available.
School groups $1 per person
Adult groups $2 per person
Col. Davenport House Guides tell the story of George Davenport, his
family and house to visitors to the site. They escort visitors around
the interior and exterior of the house, giving information about the
Davenport family, and the significant role of the family on the
founding and early history of Davenport and Rock Island. They also
describe the house and its architecture, and tell of pioneer life in
the 1830s through the artifacts in the house.
George Davenport and Fur
Come hear about the fur trading and its importance in
the life of George Davenport.
Learn about the types of furs traded in the Quad City area. Listen to
how George Davenport bartered with the local Indians in building the
After the tour, feel free to stop in The Sutlery, our gift shop. Visit our Gift Shop page for a
preview of our memorabilia.
Additional Arsenal Island
After visiting the Colonel Davenport House, please visit
these other Arsenal Island and Quad City Area Attractions all located
in close proximity on the map .
Rock Island Arsenal Museum
The National Cemetery
The Confederate Cemetery
River Visitor's Center at Lock and Dam #15
The Quad Cities Convention & Visitor's
Bureau offers information about other area attractions.