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Points of Interest

BUU MON Buddhist Temple
(409) 982-9319, (409)673-6625; (409) 880-5157
2701 Procter, Port Arthur 77640
Garden Festival in June. Free tours by appointment, call for special ceremonies.


Eddingston Court and Conch Shell Wall
3300 Procter St., Port Arthur 77642
Driving tour attraction.

Fun Island Depot
(409) 982-4675
Pleasure Island playground and park.


Gator Country
(409) 794-9453
21159 Hwy. 365 and I-10, Fannett
“Take a Walk on the Wild Side” at this alligator-themed park.

Italian Heritage Monument
Adjacent to the public library at 9th Ave. and Hwy. 73
Immigrants Wall of Honor

La Maison Beausoleil Museum
(409) 722-9154
637 Grigsby Ave., Port Neches 77651
Acadian farmhouse moved from its original site in Louisiana.

Museum of the Gulf Coast
(409) 982-7000
700 Procter St., Port Arthur 77640
(entrance on Lakeshore Dr.) Open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Nominal fee

Pleasure Island RV Park
Levee Rd. behind Logan Music Park
For reservations, call Ray Guillory:
(888) 529-1775 (409) 982-0368


Pompeiian Villa
(409) 983-5977
1953 Lakeshore Dr., Port Arthur 77640
Open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. $2 per adult, $1 per child. Call to schedule tours.


Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center
(409) 982-4504
101 Lakeshore Dr., Port Arthur 77640
New construction now in Phase II. The center will be a replica of the old Kansas City Train Depot located on Houston Ave. at the foot of Procter St.

Port Arthur Seawall and Boardwalk
(409) 983-8181
Lakeshore Dr. between Woodworth Blvd. and Dallas Ave. Driving tour attraction.


Queen of Peace Shrine and Gardens
(409) 983-7676
801 9th Ave., Port Arthur 77642
Driving tour attraction.

Rose Hill
(409) 985-7292
100 Woodworth Blvd., Port Arthur 77640
Tours by appointment. Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 am to 5 pm; Saturday by appointment only. $1 donation per person.

Sabine Pass Battleground State Historical Park
(409) 971-2559
Hwy. 87, 10 miles south of Port Arthur in Sabine Pass; 1.5 miles on FM 3322.
Currently closed due to hurricane damage.

Sea Rim State Park
(409) 971-2559
Hwy. 87, south of Sabine Pass

Seaman’s Memorial Sundial
1045 Lakeshore Dr., Port Arthur 77640
Driving tour attraction.

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
(409) 962-6777
3648 Stf. Sgt. Lucian Adams Dr., Port Arthur 77642
Driving tour attraction.

Tex Ritter Park, Windmill Museum and La Maison Acadienne
(409) 722-0279
1500 Boston Ave., Nederland 77627
Open Thursday through Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. Free

Texas Artists Museum
(409) 983-4881
3501 Cultural Center Dr., Port Arthur 77642
The museum features southeast Texas artists. Free admission to galleries, exhibitions, artist receptions, and second Sundays. Open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 pm; and other hours by appointment.

Veterans Memorial Park
Hwy. 87, one mile west of Neches River
History of Golden Triangle veterans, and a display of military equipment.

Vuylsteke Dutch Home
(409) 984-6101
1831 Lakeshore Dr., Port Arthur 77640
Free tours by appointment.

Walter Umphrey State Park
(337) 802-4320
Hwy. 82, Pleasure Island at Causeway Bridge

White Haven
(409) 984-6101
2545 Lakeshore Dr., Port Arthur 77640
Free tours by appointment.


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