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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

1906 Calder St, Beaumont, TX 77701-1517
+1 409-832-2134
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A gem in Beaumont

We live near here. I love that they have events throughout the year. My favorite is allowing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christie P
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Beaumont, Texas
Early 1900's glimpse into the ultra-rich

This turn-of-the-century house and carriage house is an interloper's glimpse into the life and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathryn B
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Houston, Texas
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
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1906 Calder St, Beaumont, TX 77701-1517
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We live near here. I love that they have events throughout the year. My favorite is allowing families to take pictures on the grand staircase at Christmas time. I consider it a must see while your here.

Thank Christie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This turn-of-the-century house and carriage house is an interloper's glimpse into the life and times of the ultra Texas rich. Our docent was very knowledgeable and conducted our tour in a very interesting and hospitable manner. Not only did she give us a thorough tour...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is worth touring if you live in the local Beaumont area and want to discover more about the early business.

Thank Savedbytha1
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Had the most informative and interesting tour we have ever had. Our docent Madilyn was so knowledgable on the McFaddin family history it was as if she had lived during that period. It was a nice way the spend a beautiful spring morning in Beaumont.

Thank oldgolfgranny
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This house is a must when visiting Beaumont, it is elegantly beautiful and has been restored to the high standard. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly as they tour you around the house and detail every room and every single piece in each room. Catriona...More

Thank lornxx
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to be able to get on a tour but the excitement ended once the tour began on this Tuesday! Our docent followed the six people on tour versus leading us. Those in the front of the six had no idea what...More

Thank RJourn
KarenHChapman, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this review

Dear RJourn, I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get back with you. Trust me, it wasn't because we don't care. I have merely been thinking very carefully about my response. Our tiny staff is most upset over your review because...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth visiting but you must ring ahead to book into a tour to be sure to get a place. It's only $5 so such a bargain for an hour or so of information.The house is beautiful and full of wonderful things to...More

Thank Catriona G
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This is a beautiful home which was owned by the McFaddin family originally. Their daughter, Mamie McFaddin-Ward was the last of the family to live there. The family owned the land where the Spindletop oil well gusher was drilled.

Thank Doris P
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This house is a treasure of decorative arts and shows the life of the upper class in Beaumont. The tour also includes a beautifully restored stable.

Thank jerryanddiane
Reviewed January 27, 2017

An amazing life long collection of a family of very early Texas settlers that became even wealthier with the discovery of OIL. The Mansion is full of family possessions from the 1800's -1982. You actually get to be the "FLY" on the wall and step...More

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