Saturday, 10/27 at 10:00 am, The Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum will dedicate the first new exhibit building since opening in 1976.
Savvy shoppers across the state of Texas took notice of the great retail in Beaumont, as five stores were awarded Best Store status by readers at ShopAcrossTexas.com. Bella Bella, Burns Antik Haus, Ella + Scott, LUXE Boutique and YaYa Club have made ShopAcrossTexas.com’s 2013 Best Stores in Town list.
Here’s our list of top things to see and do in Beaumont. Everyone has different interests, and that’s what makes our variety so important. There’s something fun and unique for everyone!
One of Beaumont's uniquely wild attractions is Gator Country, a former alligator farm turned tourist attraction that offers visitors one of a kind alligator and wildlife encounters. Here's the story of the the park's beginning from owner Gary Saurage.
Did you know Beaumont's been dubbed the Museum Capital of Texas? And for good reason! We have an eclectic mix of 19 museums that specialize in everything from art to energy.
This 12,800 square-foot Beaux Arts Colonial Revival style house serves as the city's cultural and historic center, offering tours of the three-story home and hosting special events.
Follow the history of the "Cradle of the Petroleum Age" through a few of Beaumont's key museums that tell the story of Spindletop and the bounty it created for those involved.
Beaumont's overnight oil boom in 1901 brought fortune seekers of all religious denominations to town; and, just as fast as the oil derricks went up so did dozens of churches and places of worship. Our Faith Trail recognizes the cultural, architectural and historical significance of these sites.
In 1901, Beaumont changed the course of history for the entire United States and with a single event spurred the Industrial Revolution. Visit the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum and relive the past as you stroll through the reconstructed boomtown complete with artifacts, oil derricks, shops and even a replica gusher.