Clifton Steamboat Museum, Beaumont

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Step back and relive the spirit of history featuring "Heroes... Past, Present, and Future," honoring our military and civilian heroes. The Clifton Steamboat Museum is located at 8727 Fannett Rd, Beaumont, Texas. Our museum art galleries bring to life the Wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, as well as the Steamboat era, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Schedule a tour along with your catered party, school field event or just drop by for a visit. You will only be disappointed if you miss out the opportunity to visit a very unique treasury.



Come visit our unique art galleries located in Southeast Texas.

We have many banquet facilities to meet your needs for any special event. Tours available by appointment only, please call (409) 842-5905 for more information regarding the Clifton Steamboat Museum.

The Clifton Steamboat Museum consists of a spacious 24,000 square feet, two-story museum that is handicap accessible , and contains various exhibits that are sure to please individuals of all ages. The theme of the museum is "Heroes... Past, Present, and Future," honoring both our military and civilian heroes. Our museum art exhibits bring to life the wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, as well as the Steamboat Era, World Wars I and II, Korea, and Vietnam. Upper art galleries of the museum feature original bronze sculptures; Native American artists, wildlife, and frontier paintings from famous artists. A special gallery in the museum is dedicated to the Boy Scouts. This boy scouts gallery features many historical scouting artifacts, some dating back before the 1960's, and is sure to spark the interest of boy scouts past and present. There is also the tugboat, "Hercules," standing at 36 feet high, 22 feet wide, and 92 feet long which is included on the museum tour.

Tours, banquet facilities, programs, and special events are available for all ages, including school children, senior citizens and everyone in between! The Clifton Steamboat Museum Complex is a beautiful meeting place and entertainment banquet facility for groups up to 650. Our on-site, full-scale catering operation and experienced staff can make your next special event a memorable one.

The Clifton Steamboat Museum Complex is a beautiful meeting place and entertainment facility for groups up to 650. Several Banquet Facilities are available to accommodate any type of party, seminar, meeting or reunion. For more information please call (409) 842-5905. All Buildings in the Clifton Steamboat Museum Complex are designated as smoke-free.
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  • The Clifton Steamboat Museum give the visitor an overview of the actions involving boats an people from the civil war through today, In particular about the tugboat HERCULES which was one of the... 
    The Clifton Steamboat Museum give the visitor an overview of the actions involving boats an people from the civil war through today, In particular about the tugboat HERCULES which was one of the...  more »
  • The Clifton Steamboat Museum served as my nephew’s wedding and reception venue. Sara, event coordinator, was absolutely phenomenal! This facility had flooded several weeks prior, but you would... 
    The Clifton Steamboat Museum served as my nephew’s wedding and reception venue. Sara, event coordinator, was absolutely phenomenal! This facility had flooded several weeks prior, but you would...  more »
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  • Very cool place on the outskirts of town A hidden gem
  • Really nice place for a Wedding reception. We had a great time.

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