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Located on the campus of Lamar University, the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum provides a fun backdrop for reception and dinner events and can accommodate up to 500 throughout the facility. Guests step back in time to witness Beaumont’s rich oil heritage where they’ll watch a working replica gusher blow water hundreds of feet into Beaumont’s sky. Reenactments can also be arranged including: an old-fashioned shoot-out, prohibition-era tea parties & dancing, blacksmithing and more. A traditional driller’s lunch of red beans and rice along with other catering options are available.
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  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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  • Admission: $2 - $5
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  • Suggested Length of Visit: 2-3 hours
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Drillers Reunion: Spindletop's 117th Anniversary Celebration

Jan 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Spindletop Gladys City/Boomtown Museum
  • 5550 Jimmy Simmons Blvd
  • Beaumont, TX 77705
  • (409) 880-1750
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Celebrate the anniversary of the Lucas Gusher with live reenactments, blacksmithing and printing demonstrations, crafts, games, music, food and more. And, of course, an anniversary celebration would ...more