Beaumont, Texas

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Beaumont, Texas, USA

Attractions in Beaumont, Texas

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • John Jay French Museum
    2995 French Road, Beaumont, TX 77706
    409-898-0348, This structure, Beaumont's oldest house, is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture and was the first house built with lumber instead of logs. While touring this... more info  map

  • McFaddin-Ward House Museum, The
    1906 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-832-2134, The Beaux-Arts Colonial-style McFaddin-Ward House and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family which lived here for more than 70 years. Docent-led... more info  map

  • Saint Anthony Cathedral Basilica
    700 Jefferson Drive, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-833-6433, Modeled after the 13th Century level Basilica of San Clemente in Rome, this beautiful church was designed by a local architect and features wood, marble, and columns... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown
    287 University Drive, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-835-0823, A reconstructed oil boomtown reminiscent of the one that appeared overnight following the discovery of the Spindletop Oil Fields in 1901, this site is a National... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Tyrrell Historical Library
    695 Pearl Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-833-2759, Once a former church, this Restogreen Richardsonian-Romanesque building is now a center for Texana and genealogical research with hundreds of old and historical... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Museum of Southeast Texas
    500 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-832-3432, A wide array of art exhibitions are on display at this museum that also offers family workshops, classes, lectures, after school programs, a children's computer lab, and... more info  map

  • Art Studio, The
    720 Franklin Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-838-5393, Unique alternative museum and gallery that allows you to meet some of the artists and watch them work plus offers community outreach programs and educational programs. more info  map

  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum and Visitor Center
    1750 IH-10 East, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-833-4622, Dedicated exclusively to the achievements of the world's greatest athlete Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, this museum contains numerous documents, awards, and records... more info  map

  • Beaumont Police Museum
    255 College, Beaumont, TX 77704
    880-3825, A collection of weaponry and other paraphernalia used by Beaumont police, including some confiscated from the city's crime element, is on display. more info  map

  • Brown & Scurlock Galleries
    2675 Gulf Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    Fair Park
    409-833-4179, Showcasing the works of local area artists, this art venue offers an array of traveling exhibits on display and a variety of art shows. Classes and tours are also... more info  map

  • Clifton Steamboat Museum
    8727 Fannett Road, Beaumont, TX 77705
    409-842-3162, Exhibits at this museum including etchings, watercolors, prints, and sculptures by well known artists, as well as several Norman Rockwell prints, Texas history exhibits,... more info  map

  • Edison Plaza Museum
    350 Pine Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-981-3089, The largest collection of Thomas A. Edison artifacts west of the Mississippi are housed at this museum that is one of the few electric industry museums in the south. ... more info  map

  • Fire Museum of Texas
    400 Walnut Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-880-3927, Featuring the largest fire hydrant in the country, this unique museum is the Official Fire Museum of Texas and features a large collection of fire equipment and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Beaumont Botanical Gardens
    6088 Babe Zaharias Drive, Beaumont, TX 77705
    Tyrrell Park
    409-842-3135, Located near the entrance to Tyrrell Park, a 500-acre City of Beaumont park; the 23.5-acre Beaumont Botanical Gardens includes various theme gardens, Vi’s... more info  map

  • Riverfront Park
    800 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-838-3435, Nestled alongside the Neches River, this scenic park features picnic areas, a pavilion, a children's playground area, and concession stands. more info  map

  • Warren Loose Conservatory
    Tyrrell Park
    409-842-3135, The second largest conservatory in the state, this wonderful conservatory features thousands of tropical plants in a magical setting. An animated dinosaur towers over... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Texas Energy Museum
    600 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
    409-833-5100, A variety of colorful exhibitions depicting the story of Texas oil are displayed at this museum that features talking robotic figures telling the stories of early... more info  map

  

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