Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library Tour

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Travel back in time and visit Beauvoir! Take a guided tour of the Jefferson Davis home, library, museum, and cemetery. Learn about the culture of the late 1800’s, in addition to Mississippi history. Follow Oyster Bayou to the Beauvoir Memorial Confederate Cemetery, which is the home of the Unknown Confederate Soldier that was found near Vicksburg, Mississippi. Enjoy a self-guided tour at your own pace and visit the unique gift shop. Spend the day at Beauvoir and take in the incredible history, culture, and nature!

Activity Highlights

  • Guided tour of the Jefferson Davis home, library, museum, and cemetery
  • Self-guided tour of Mrs. Varian's Garden and the grounds
  • View exhibits highlighting Jefferson Davis' life and the life of Confederate soldiers
  • Watch informational films featuring the history of the South

What's Included

  • Guided tour of the home
  • Self-guided walking tour

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire

Restrictions

  • Areas of the property are accessible by walking and stairs only.
  • Guided tour of home is not included in Grounds Only ticket.
  • Transportation is not included.

Additional information

  • This attraction is open 7 days a week.
  • Tours of the home begin at 9:30 am. The last tour scheduled each day is at 4:00 pm.
  • To complete your experience, the gift shop offers visitors many items including glassware, jewelry, and novelty gifts.
  • Children 5 and under are free of charge.
  • Snacks/drinks are available on site for purchase.
  • Rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to guides.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. Transportation is not provided for this tour so please be sure you have transportation before booking.

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  • Brandy USA about 2 years ago

    Overall a great time at the Polar Express movie night

    The venue did not have our reservation even though we bought our tickets WELL in advance. It took a little bit to get through the line. I would suggest more training on advanced tickets. Very little snacks for right after work and to get through the entire movie with small kids. We had to rush to get there and thought there would be at least food/snacks we could purchase. Overall a pretty good event and my kids loved it. So I can't ask for much more.

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  • Management Response, about 2 years ago

    Sorry about the confusing....so glad the kids had a good time. Thank you for visiting Beauvoir!

  • Gerald USA about 2 years ago

    Very informative 52 minute tour.

    We really enjoyed our house tour and spent some time at the rest of the gardens. Would have liked to see the Library, but the elevator was not running so we could not as my wife cannot do stairs. the only other issue was that when we booked online at our hotel, the Tripshock site stated that it was not necessary to print our tickets. Upon arrival at Beauvoir the agent was very upset that we did not have a printed copy or one on our cell phone, even though we did have our reference number.

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  • Management Response, about 2 years ago

    Hi Gerald, Thank you for booking with us and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the tour! The elevator was down for maintenance that date so we are sorry about the inconvenience. Most of the activities and attractions that we book for do not require printed vouchers, so you should've only needed to show the confirmation on your phone. I suspect it was simply a matter of training, but will reach out to the manager at Beauvoir to ensure future guests don't encounter this same scenario when they visit. Please feel free to contact me should you have any other feedback or questions. Thank you again for booking with us and letting us know about your experience. Hope to see you back soon! TripShock! Guest Service Manager

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