8727 Fannett Road, Beaumont Texas 77705
Exhibits represent the Battle of San Jacinto, the Republic of Texas and statehood, the Civil War in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, the Steamboat Era, and U.S. wars of the 20th century. Features include the tugboat Hercules
. There is also a gift shop, an art gallery and a restaurant.
Other History nearby:
(Bridge City) Bridge City Historical Museum
(Beaumont) Clifton Steamboat Museum
(Orange) First Presbyterian Church
(Anahuac) Fort Anahuac Park
(Boise) Idaho State Capitol
(Beaumont) John Jay French Historic House
10/19 Coming to The Beaumont area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance