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 75 years. Guided Tours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm Saturday, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm Sunday (first floor only), 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. All tours of the main house are docent-led. Reservations are strongly recommended. Children must be 8 years or older to tour the house. Carriage House: Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm All ages welcome on this self-guided tour of the Carriage House. Admission: $3 per person. Sunday tour of 1st floor, free.
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Lecture: Texas Barbecue
He's got the best job in Texas, and now he's headed to the McFaddin-Ward House! Join us March 19th, as Daniel Vaughn, the Barbecue Editor of Texas Monthly, presents his lecture on the history of Texas barbecue.
From the chopped sandwiches of t... more
Mondays at the Museum: Hot Yoga
It's summer, which means one thing... hot yoga naturally! Join the McFaddin-Ward House and LoveYoga for Mondays at the Museum. The McFaddin-Ward House will open up its lawn on the last Monday of the month for a little bit of yoga and a lot of sc... more
Lecture: Lone Star Lala: Texas and Zydeco Music
Zydeco music, the legendary genre of music that bubbled up out of the swamps in Cajun country, is often seen as a Louisiana-only type of music. But Texas, and specifically southeast Texas, has played a major role in the formation of zydeco music... more
McFaddin-Ward House Spring Picnic
Celebrate the warmer days with a picnic on the grounds of the McFaddin-Ward House. Have dinner and enjoy live music on the lawn, and enjoy free tours of the house, as well.
The picnic will also kick off the McFaddin-Ward House neighborhood walk... more