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“Beautiful Old Town Home”

McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Beaumont
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 guests 8-years and older, self-guided tours of the 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. Reservations are highly recommended. Docent-led tours are offered Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. for $5 per person. On Saturdays tours are offered at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. for $5 per person. Sundays feature a free first-floor tour from 1:00 to 3:00. Call for tour details and reservations.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is beautiful, the grounds are perfect, well kept, the tours are magnificent, this will bring you into the early 1900s, you would love to take a tour of this beautiful family home from back in the day.

Thank Hampton3795
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful home and fascinating tour. Well worth the visit to see the lifestyle of the extravagantly wealthy during the oil boom years.

Thank Melissa Z
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Such an amazingly beautiful home! It is a very large dominate home that was wonderful to see. They offer tours and also you can walk the outside grounds if you are pressed for time. The architecture is breathtaking. A very inviting place!

Thank pnkgirl27
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MamieHouse, Public Relations Manager at McFaddin-Ward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you so kindly. We are delighted to have guests who appreciate the house's beauty and history as we do!

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

The tour was great, but he reason I can’t give it a five star is because of the following reasons:

(1) Certain areas of the house are restricted and we cannot go in them. Therefore, there were questions left after the tour.

(2) The second part of the tour was not guided.

Everything else was great! Thank you!

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Very interesting and beautiful home. Most of the contents of the home are original to the home and family, and they are amazing. Even the horses lived like kings. A great look into the lives of the affluent in the early 1900"s.

Thank connie w
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