Home to many oil companies including Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, and more, Beaumont TX has tons of history as a boomtown with museums such as The McFaddin-Ward House, The Chambers House, Texas Energy Museum and more.
Texas Energy Museum
Understand the role of petroleum science in Beaumont by looking at the formation of oil to the geology surrounding it. Learn all about oil drilling and how we use this energy today.
Enjoy a leisurely trip on the Neches River, "The Last Wild River" in East Texas. The open air boat shows this beautiful river with its unique ecosystem and dense bottom-land forests of hardwoods and pine trees.
Big Beau and Gator Country
It's hard to miss a 135-feet long and 30-feet tall alligator when entering Beaumont. Learn more about alligators at Gator Country, where you can see the largest alligator in captivity weighing in at 1000 lbs and 14 feet in length.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum
The Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum celebrates the lives of Beaumont natives and athletes. Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a celebrated female athlete who competed in golf, basketball, and track and field.
McFaddin-Ward Historic House Museum
The stately McFaddin-Ward House was built in 1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style. The building and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family who lived in the house for many years.
This spacious park overlooks the Neches River and is the traditional site for the city's annual Fourth of July celebration, on-the-water boat shows, wedding, receptions and scenic photo shoots.
Beaumont Skyline at Sunset
After enjoying the sunset in Beaumont, take in the nightlife at Crockett Street, or see a show at Jefferson Theatre.