The Babe Zaharias Museum and Visitor Center is dedicated to the achievements and memory of Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias. Named "Woman Athlete of the Century" by the Associated Press & Sports Illustrated, Babe holds championships in golf, track & field and basketball as well as 3 Olympic medals. In addition to helping found the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Babe won the All-American Open, the World Championship and the United States Women’s Open all in the same year – 1948. She died on September 27, 1956, at the age of 45, after a battle with cancer and is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Beaumont, Texas. Babe is a member of the Ladies Golf Hall of Fame, Helms Athletic Foundations Golf Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame.Use our Beaumont journey planner to add Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum and other attractions to your Beaumont vacation plans.
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If you have young girls with you this is a great inspirational museum. One can zip through this small museum and learn enough in 20-30 minutes to be inspired! more »
My husband and I enjoyed learning about Babe Zaharias on our quick 30-minute visit. We didn’t watch the video due to time constraints, and I would love to go back and see it. There are many... more »
It looked really nice from the outside it's closed on Sunday I was not aware of this but is open from Monday through Saturday from 8 to 5 I do look forward to going back to visit .
Very nice small museum dedicated to a local area Olympian. Very informative and the staff is always friendly and knowledgeable.
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