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

  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday until December 1, 2018

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 authors and topics, please visit our Beauvoir Facebook Events.

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018

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 - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Mar 10, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

Two day festival includes food, fun and fiddles! Come out and enjoy some good ole pickin' and girllin' at the 2018 Gulf Coast BBQ & Bluegrass Festival! You can shop, eat and listen to the tunes as you stroll across three acres of food vendors, bluegrass bands, bbq competitors, a kid's park, shopping and living history and cooking demonstrations.

For BBQ contestant applications or vendor information, contact Andrea Little at (228) 388-4400 ext 217 or

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Apr 22, 2018

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

  • Jun 9, 2018

An all day celebration in honor of Jefferson Davis' 210th Birthday. There will be Confederate reenactors, food, fun and tours of the grounds!

  • Beauvoir - The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

  • Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

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.