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Beauvoir

2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531-5023
+1 228-388-4400
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Place to learn a little of history about the Confederate time. Recommend the tour to the home... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bcpr02
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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Beautiful home

Jefferson Davis' Beauvoir was beautiful. It had some nice artifacts. We enjoyed the display on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donnagay A
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Home of Ex-Confederate President of the Confederate States of America where he lived his remaining 12 years of his life (post-war) and where he wrote "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government." Golf Carts are now available to rent. Guided tour of the home showing how life was lived by the President and his family and self guided grounds (Varina's Garden, Cemetery, and nature trail), Museum, separated into 3 sections: Rotating Gallery, Soldier's Exhibit, and President Davis Exhibit. Research Library including reference books to accommodate most genealogy research focused on the Civil War.
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2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531-5023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place to learn a little of history about the Confederate time. Recommend the tour to the home. Don't forget to take a walk to the Confederate graveyard.

Thank bcpr02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jefferson Davis' Beauvoir was beautiful. It had some nice artifacts. We enjoyed the display on the flags of the confederacy and the meaning of each. The video on the civil war was well done and informative. I loved the free roaming goats as it was...More

Thank Donnagay A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend visiting the Beauvoir it is not just a place but a place in time, the home was built in the 1850'sand was home later on to Jefferson davis the only president of the confederate states of America its very educational and their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need to see this part of history. Great tour. You need to walk to Confederate graveyard behind house

Thank Gene S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice tour of Beauvoir(which by the way means in French : Nice - See and not Nice view -Nice view is Bellevue ),the museum upstairs gives a lot if informations about the Confederate side although slavery is not particularly showcased... Definitely worth a visit to...More

Thank Pausadias
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The library was the best part as it had lots of artifacts, video, and posters that gave one a fascinating glimpse into history. My wife grew up in Minnesota and thus everything was new and interesting to her. The house tour was enlivened by the...More

Thank slhokie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Gulfport/Biloxi area several times and finally got to visit the Beauvoir home and museum. Well, we actually only visited the museum and the gift shop, and wandered around the grounds a bit. We did not have the time to take...More

Thank dizzydeb102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located right off 90, this is a very interesting piece of history. I took the tour of the house as well as toured the library and cemetery, all well worth it. The library had a lot of fascinating stuff about ol Jeff Davis, including...More

Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really appreciate the tour and historic setting of this grand home of Confederate President, his life, his family, the cemetery with his father and unknown soldier tombs. At that time children were continuously being led to discover this time period in our history. Keeping our...More

Thank Tricia C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beauvoir (meaning: beautiful view in French) is a wonderful and worthy of historical Confederate visit. As the one time home of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis, it is easy to imagine the home back in the times of the Confederacy. The docent gave a wonderful...More

Thank Kristie A
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RiverBirch1967
17 January 2018|
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Response from Johnna W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see a zoo. The grounds are different now. Several buildings were destroyed in the hurricane but the library is bigger now. The gift shop is also bigger. The main house with the museum and the residence home is... More
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harryh409
9 April 2017|
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Response from Brenda S | Reviewed this property |
$10 each when we visited.
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ciarbucks
16 January 2017|
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Response from Beauvoir J | Property representative |
Sorry for not answering you question earlier. 2-4 hours is the time most guest spend here.
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