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Address: 1906 Calder Avenue, at Third Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone Number: 409-832-1906
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Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Description: The Beaux-Arts Colonial style home and its furnishings reflect the...
The Beaux-Arts Colonial style home and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family that lived in the house for seventy-five years.Today, the museum offers tours of the home, carriage house, and gardens, as well as year-round events and programming. Through education and community outreach, the museum reaches a wide range of audiences. From school tours and internship opportunities to educational lectures and activities, the McFaddin-Ward House Museum offers something for everyone. Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. for $3 per person. On Saturdays tours are offered at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. for $3 per person. Sundays feature a free first-floor tour. Call for tour details and reservations.
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Wonderful trip back in time!

I was lucky enough to get a private tour through this glorious mansion. It was like stepping into another era. You could just see the dinners, parties and other events that must... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Debrahawkins
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I was lucky enough to get a private tour through this glorious mansion. It was like stepping into another era. You could just see the dinners, parties and other events that must have taken place in this beautifully restored home. Wow! I loved every minute of it.

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The knowledgeable staff led our small group around the house and across to the carriage house. I can't wait to go back when it's decorated for the holidays.

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A lot history an friendly people working at McFaddin-Ward House Museum. The staff is friendly an knowledgeable .the Esperance was fantastic rewarding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Amazing, informative, and wonderful people! Such forgotten beauty from a time when oil was the driving force! Thank you to all those who take care of this iconic treasure!

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Beautiful restored home of days past. Docents are very informed. This is not a place for small children. Parking in front. On Calder, one of the main streets of Beaumont.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Built in 1906, the same family lived here until the 1980s when it was opened to the public. Lots of amazing furniture, porcelain, wall-covering, etc. all original to the house and/or beautifully restored. The care the staff take in keeping this house pristine and in sharing its history is obvious. At the Visitor Centre, Becky made us very welcome and... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We came across this house online, and decided to come see it on our way to New Orleans. What a great place! The house was beautiful and the guide was so friendly and full of knowledge. We're not usually that interested in history, but we were both so happy about this tour. The tour was also super cheap, so there... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was a great visit, as we thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to get a glimpse of genuine history of common folk, albeit very wealthy common folk, if that even makes sense. The house is so well preserved and the docent was excellent. This should be a real point of pride in Beaumont.

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is one of the oldest Beaumont families and their home. It displays the life style, furnishings and home of the grand style of living in Beaumont achieved by the oil boom of the 1900's. The home settings are changed with the seasons, of course Christmas is most delightful with singing groups and decorations for the holiday, but any visit... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The tour starts with a brief video. The home tour was well done. We enjoyed the multiple building and the self guided tour in the barn.

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