Overview:
The John Jay French house, built in 1845, is one of the oldest surviving houses in Beaumont. It is also one of the first houses in Beaumont built with two stories, using milled lumber. The John Jay French Museum demonstrates the life of a prosperous Texas pioneer family from 1845-1865. The historic pioneer settlement, built by John Jay French, tanner and merchant, is filled with antique furnishings, clothing and pioneer household utensils. Outbuildings on the grounds include a blacksmith shop, tannery, privy and smokehouse. Hours: Tues. - Fri. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm; Sat. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Admission: $1 to $3.
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Heritage Happy Hour

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

From: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

$10

  • Tyrrell Historical Library
  • 695 Pearl St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
Heritage Happy Hour is an on-going partnership between the BHS and Giglio Distributing Co. Each event highlights an historical exhibit, time period, or landmark, as well as craft beer or brewery that ...more

Pumpkin Walk & Haunted Halloween Tour

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Starting: 06:00 PM

$5

  • John Jay French Museum
  • 3025 French Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 832-4010
  • Visit Website
Hosted by the Beaumont Heritage Society, the annual Pumpkin Walk takes place on the grounds of the historic John Jay French Museum. The event includes a haunted tour of the French home along with a ...more

Summer Camp: Lookinback

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$65 - $75

  • John Jay French Museum
  • 3025 French Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 898-0348
  • Visit Website
Camp Lookinback is a fun and educational four day summer camp held on the grounds of the historic John Jay French Museum. Children, ages 6-11, experience another time in Texas history while in a safe ...more

Christmas Candlelight Tour

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

From: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Free admission.

  • John Jay French Museum
  • 3025 French Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 898-0348
  • Visit Website
Find old-fashioned Christmas spirit at the historic John Jay French Museum. Built in 1845, the French home will be decorated with fresh greenery, dried fruit, and candles much like the French family ...more

Chambers House Christmas Tour

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • John Jay French Museum
  • 3025 French Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 832-4010
  • Visit Website
The Chambers House Museum Christmas Tour will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 5:00-8:00pm. Visitors will see the Chambers home decorated for the holidays with ornaments, cards, toys and ...more