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Address: 2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531-5023
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Home of Ex-Confederate President of the Confederate States of America where...

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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Beautiful home.... interesting

Needing something to do while in Biloxi my husband and I decided to tour Beauvoir, the home to Jefferson Davis. He was also the only Confederate president. Our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
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Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needing something to do while in Biloxi my husband and I decided to tour Beauvoir, the home to Jefferson Davis. He was also the only Confederate president. Our tour guide was very good relating history of the rooms of the house and the history too. After touring the house we walked around the grounds and looked at the cemetery where... More 

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Whitehall, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband loves civil war history and I go along to learn something new but this time I was taken by the view of he gulf. We sat on the large porch as the tour guide started the story and the breeze and the view were amazing. the home was restored after katrina. the cemetery behind the grounds was also... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed learning more about the later years of Jefferson Davis, and of his time on the Beauvoir property. What a fascinating history this home and grounds has had! It's definitely worth a few hours to learn more about the role that the Mississippi gulf coast played in our country's history.

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Thank beckyeas
Valparaiso, Florida
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very good tour and a lot of information about our first and last Conferderate President. Nice gift shop and Presidential Library.

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Thank GreshamClan
Decatur, Illinois
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great place to learn about Jefferson Davis and his political and personal life. The presidential museum is very well done and the mansion is a must see. Take the free tour!!

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Thank redbirdfever
Roseville, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent about 2+ hours checking out the museum and touring the house itself. Great man gave us a lot of history on our tour. Be sure to take the house tour.

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Thank John B
Little Rock, Arkansas
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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We enjoyed the tour of Beauvoir. The guide was knowledgeable and the house was stunning. It has stood through countless storms and still standing. They really knew how to build them back then!

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Thank Dee C
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Small little museum, interesting grounds and tours of Davis's former home. The volunteers/workers are quite knowledgeable and interesting. Allow 1-2 hours

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Beautiful example of post civil war history. Jeff Davis last home. Tour guide did a very good job. Also learn abt damage and restoration from hurricane Katrina (2005)

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We could see why it got its name. Very interesting and a nice tour. I enjoyed sitting on the front porch waiting for our tour to start. I could just imagine what it must have been like before the highway went thru.

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