Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

2244 Beach Boulevard

Biloxi, MS 39531

Phone: (228) 388-4400

Beauvoir and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library present a rich history of Jefferson Davis and his last home on a stunning 51 acre expanse on the Gulf Coast. The Beauvoir mansion is restored to 1889 when Davis lived in this house. Both the Library Pavilion and Hayes Cottages have been replicated as well as a cistern behind Beauvoir mansion.

The new Jefferson Davis Presidential Library and museum is open. The grounds also include a Confederate Cemetery where the Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier and the grave of Jefferson Davis' father, Samuel, are located. Varina Davis' Rose Garden has been restored.

Daily Summer Hours: 8am to 6pm, Winter Hours: 9am to 5pm - Admission Charged.

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Jan 21, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017

Come join the Southern Paranormal and Anomaly Research Society at Beauvoir trying to make contact with some of Beauvoir's resident spirits!

Meet the Spirits is a ghost hunt that takes place on the Beauvoir property. Guests will be divided into groups and taken to the different "hot spots" on the property to meet the spirits....locations include the main home and the cemetery.

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Feb 11, 2017

IOOF will be celebrating their Eighty-fourth Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Virginia, and starting their first pilgrimage ceremony at Beauvoir to honor our the Unknown Confederate soldier.

With full military dressed participants, Color Guard, Honor Guard, and A prayer: Brig Gen Benny Rayborn GMC Chaplain, Speech: Mr. Rick Forte, Speech: IALAPM Rep. Speech: GMC... Rep., Benediction by Lady Chaplain. Honor Guard will be formed consisting of even ranks to present a complete Arch with swords. Presenters of wreath will began their march from the marble archway donated to the Beauvoir property in 1917 by the UDC, the march will continue down the Bricks for Beauvoir walkway and end at the Tomb of our Unknown Civil War Soldier. As with the Arlington Ceremony all Military Repersentive will be period dressed for the ceremony. Also present will be one guard at the tomb, doing a march of respect as the soldiers do at the tomb in Virginia. The placing of the wreaths is a ceremony of Remembrance for those who have given their lives to preserve the “American way of life”. This is also the organization that presented Jefferson Davis a "Grand Decoration of Chivalry from GMC". 

The IOOF have for 84 years placed a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Virginia.

  • Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

  • Mar 18, 2017

Join us for the 4th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Beauvoir on March 18th from 11a.m.-1p.m. There will be a 0-6 age group and a 7-13 age group, both hunts start at 11:15. There will also be games, prizes, music, crafts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny!

  • Beauvoir, The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Apr 1, 2017

(Tentative date)

Nationally held celebration of Scottish heritage which is held annually. The event will feature Scottish / Celtic musicians and Irish dancing, bagpipes, food, craft vendors, and representatives from various clans (family) and genealogy. Several guest speakers are expected in the noon time programming. 

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Apr 22, 2017

Beauvoir honors our Confederate ancestors. Guest speaker H.K.Edgerton, tribute for the Unknown Confederate Soldier, music by the Southern Strings Dulcimer Club, musket/cannon fire salute.

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

Tentative Dates

Come experience the sights and sounds of the 1800's where the South always wins! Vendors, food, on the 52 acres of the Beauvoir property. Reenactors will have camp set up in the back, battles twice a day on Saturday and Sunday, don't forget to visit Sir Camelot in the back pasture.

Recognized AAA Southern Travel Treasure 2011.