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 9am to 5pm - admission charged.

The first Saturday of each month, the Beauvoir Institute will present speakers and authors for a Meet and Greet, Book Signing, Lecture or Reading, and a Q&A session. For more information, please visit the Beauvoir Institute's Webpage or Beauvoir's Facebook.

Upcoming lectures include:

September 1st - Paul Brueske - "Interesting Tidbits on the Mobile Campaign"

Enjoy pancakes, sausage, fruit, snowman donuts, and milk. Every child takes home a goody bag and magic reindeer food! Have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy Christmas craft making, Christmas music, fun and jolly laughter guaranteed for all.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Call to reserve your spot today!

Stroll through the lighted garden and enjoy carolers, dancers, Christmas Reenactment of a camp, hot cocoa and cookies.

Saturday is Children's day - Frozen, the move will show at 3pm. There will be carolers, crafts, Airship Aberrant, Southern Stars face painting, Island School of Performing Arts and Julie's Irish Dancers.

IOOF will be celebrating their Eighty-fourth Pilgrimage to the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Virginia, and their second 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 85 years placed a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Virginia.

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.

Come experience the sights and sounds of the 1800's here in Biloxi! 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.

Recognized AAA Southern Travel Treasure 2011.