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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Step Back in Time

McFadden-Ward House is worth the hour to hour and a half visit. The home is beautifully preserved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ilume
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Toronto
Stunningly Beautiful

It is impossible to express fully the detailed beauty of this museum. The furniture, bedding... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Raven2015
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Houston, Texas
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The Beaux-Arts Colonial-style house and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent rancher's family who struck oil at Spindletop and made it their home for seventy-five years. Today, the museum offers docent-led tours of the house for...more
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1906 Calder St, Beaumont, TX 77701-1517
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McFadden-Ward House is worth the hour to hour and a half visit. The home is beautifully preserved and has all the original furnishings and decor from the 40's and have much more that is being added to displays each year. The private tour offers you...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

It is impossible to express fully the detailed beauty of this museum. The furniture, bedding, artwork, antique rugs, art glass windows, and turn of the century china table settings are only some of the overwhelming amount of wonderful items to see. The guided tour encompassed...More

Thank Raven2015
MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Our hearts are singing today, Raven2015! The McFaddin-Ward House is like our baby: WE think she's pretty, but is she really? Well, you just confirmed it, as others have. Let's sing it from the roof tops: COME FOR A VISIT! YOU WON'T BE SORRY! Thank...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

We found this little gem through Trip Advisor, things to do in Beaumont, and because the group sizes are limited in number I emailed ahead to secure our party of four booking. the maximum group size is 8 I believe, as we were on a...More

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MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

You just made our day. Thank you for stopping by and letting us share the home, its beauty and history. You could have gone anywhere else in Beaumont, but you chose us, and we are honored.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Well worth the visit! The home is rich in history, and a great deal of work has gone into keeping the original looks and furnishing in the home. A great place to see and learn! Staff were kind, courteous and knowledgeable. Guided tours are offered...More

1  Thank ecskip
MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

You are too kind. We are thrilled you loved the house; it's why the museum exists, for people just like you. Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review.

Reviewed July 7, 2018

If you are looking for excellence in restoration with original antique furnishings, have a love for Texas family history, and enjoy well informed docent tours then this is a must stop. Both Laura Assunto and Barbara Smith (Docent) are excellent. Don't miss the Carriage House...More

1  Thank jmurphy0601
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very informative and friendly staff. Property is beautiful and very well cared for, interesting. There is a short historical video at the beginning. The tour of the main house is guided. You are free to tour the 'carriage house' behind the main house on your...More

1  Thank Miriam M
MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

So very happy you enjoyed yourself. Do come back some day.

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Admission is ridiculously cheap. Having a house museum with original furnishings in quite unusual. I've been in lots over my life and none can make the claim of every piece, dish, rug, etc being family property. Staff was friendly and inviting....More

Thank NMandBeyond
MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Oooh wow. What a beautiful review and true privilege it is to share our museum with someone who "gets" us. Do come back. Any time.

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Wow the house is fantastic. They have managed to procure the antiques and preserve them for viewing. The staff are friendly, interactive, engaging and very informative. Want a time machine......head over to McFaddin-Ward House

2  Thank Clarine S
Reviewed May 26, 2018

I enjoyed everything: Visitor Center with film and rotating exhibition, one-hour tour, garden and carriage house. The women in the visitor center were very eager to provide information about the House and family. The site is impeccably maintained due to a sizable endowment from the...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited the McFaddin Ward House passing through Beaumont. The house contains lovely collectibles and furniture from the late 1800's to the 1950's. The tour lasts exactly one hour (No more!) There are just a few tours daily so best to call ahead. Michael, our...More

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Hello, They are not pet friendly, its a Museum and they do not allow pets
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