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Beauvoir

2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531-5023
+1 228-388-4400
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too crowded to move in

We visited this casino two different times, some good machines, but could not wait in line for a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
laneypat
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Monroe, North Carolina
Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

Visited Beauvoir House Presidents Day weekend 2018 on a all girls weekend. We enjoyed the Step On... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Darlene_and_Joe
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Sunriver, Oregon
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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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  • Average8%
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2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531-5023
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this casino two different times, some good machines, but could not wait in line for a longtime to play them; the smoke in the entire casino was horrible, could not breath.

Thank laneypat
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Beauvoir House Presidents Day weekend 2018 on a all girls weekend. We enjoyed the Step On Tour with the best docent, Kitsaa. She was very knowledgeable, informative and made the tour lots of fun. I would recommend this tour to all. Be sure to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amidst all the souvenir shops, casinos, hotels, and beach stuff, there sits a relatively small antebellum mansion called Beauvoir, which was the home of Confederate president Jefferson Davis. This is an oddity nowadays with all the anti-CSA political turmoil and behind the house is a...More

1  Thank Texcee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice place to stop. The house was grand, but I expected it to be larger. I guess since it was built as a summer home it would not be as grand as a year round home. The guide in period dress was...More

1  Thank BeachfunMissouri
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot filled with history. Great for all ages and easy to find across from the water. I would suggest checking it out.

1  Thank Liz S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff will be very upfront about what is and what is not a reconstruction. Essentially, Katrina destroyed or heavily damaged everything with the exception of Beauvoir itself, Jefferson Davis's home. I was at Beauvoir a few decades ago so I appreciate the new museum...More

1  Thank MarylandCatmom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the home with a guide in period dress. She really knew her facts and could tell us about the town of Biloxi and about hurricanes hitting the house and structures outside. The house is in need of a lot of work and money...More

2  Thank Wheels282
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been enjoying the property of Beauvoir for years. From touring the property ( Home, grounds, etc.), Celtic Festivals, to reenactments, this is always our favorite days, and that’s including our 2 teenage daughters, ages 13 and 17. The grounds are...More

Thank April F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place. Jefferson Davis last home. Gives you a great idea of what life was like her in the 19th century.perfect for history buffs.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Unintentionally found this place when stopping off in Biloxi to see beach and lighthouse. So glad we did as all our group who had never been in any similar type house found it interesting. Worthwhile to put on your viewing list if you are in...More

Thank Krack639
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RiverBirch1967
17 January 2018|
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Response from Judy R | Reviewed this property |
We visited in October 2017 and paid to tour all three attractions (house, the presidential library and museum). There was no traveling petting zoo there when we toured. The guide was very familiar with her history and gave... 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
15 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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