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.
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Hours
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
Admission
  • Admission: $1 - $3
General Information
  • Good for Groups:
  • Suggested Length of Visit: 1-2 hours
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  • Guided Tours Available:

John Jay French Musuem Pumpkin Walk

Oct 21, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 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. Head to the musuem in your costume and show your creativity by ...more

Christmas Candlelight Tour

Dec 8, 2017

From: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

$5

  • John Jay French Museum
  • 3025 French Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 898-0348
  • Visit Website
The 1845 French family home will be decorated inside and out with fresh greenery as they would have done so many years ago. Visitors will hear about Christmas traditions from the 1800’s from costumed ...more