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We loved the personal tour we had with Bryce! He was gave us great information and we got up close... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Kat C
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Very historical offshore drilling structure.

This rig is the WORLDS first moviable and reusable oil drilling rig. Designed, built and launched... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
bryce m
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We loved the personal tour we had with Bryce! He was gave us great information and we got up close with the artifacts. It is a museum that doubles as a training facility. Mr. Charlie was a functioning off shore oil drilling rig that shows...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

This rig is the WORLDS first moviable and reusable oil drilling rig. Designed, built and launched from southern Louisiana. Launched in 1954. All other rigs in the works come from the suceuss of this rig.

Thank bryce m
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Very unique place. Friendly and very knowledgeable guide/ staff. You take petro products for granted and never give it a thought about the workers in that industry. The museum items reflects the history and shows how far things have progressed. Well worth the drive.

1  Thank sese4sese
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

The website said tours at 2 pm .the place was closed. Really disappointed .glad that was not the only reason for going to morgan city

1  Thank Randy T
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Tour given by people who actually run the place, good to see an actual platform in its almost original, the $5 fee is nothing compared to effort put in by the staff, if you have any interest in oil platforms or heavy engineering, then it...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Very worth while spending a couple hours. Great information from people who worked as offshore oil men and divers Dive museum is aquiring more and more things. It is small but the diver is a wealth of information. Cost of the tour was minimal, basically...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This tour was very interesting and informative. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. Worth a mere $6 per person.

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Quite difficult to find but well worth the effort. We waited at the base of the stairs to 'Mr Charlie' for the guide to arrive for the 2pm tour. Virgil was extremely knowledgeable, eloquent and interesting. As well as viewing the working parts of the...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

If you are interested in how an offshore oil rig works or what it is like on one then this is the tour for you. We arrived 15 minutes early for the 10am tour of 'Mr Charlie' the offshore oil rig (we didn't make any...More

1  Thank worldtravella
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The tour was very informative and fun. Our guide, Randy, was forthcoming with details, open to questions and full of entertaining facts and anecdotes. It's good to know that the place only does two tours per day. One at 10 am and another at 2...More

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We paid $6 per person and there are 2 tours each day Mon-Sat one at 10am and one at 2pm.
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