Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum, Beaumont

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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.
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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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