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Drake Well Museum

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205 Museum Ln, Titusville, PA 16354-7657
+1 814-827-2797
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See where it all started.

We made a visit to the Drake Well Museum. This is where the oil boom started. This is the original... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Excellent museum

Really pleasantly surprised by how modern and informative the main museum was, and then seeing the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
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Exhibits, operating oil field machinery and historic buildings honoring the beginning of the modern oil industry.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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205 Museum Ln, Titusville, PA 16354-7657
+1 814-827-2797
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

We made a visit to the Drake Well Museum. This is where the oil boom started. This is the original site where oil was drilled. The museum is very detailed with info and history. We can get a sense of what it was like back...More

1  Thank 63impala
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Really pleasantly surprised by how modern and informative the main museum was, and then seeing the old equipment in operation was fabulous. Talk to Bill by the well, he knows everything. Amazing how important what happened in this small valley is to the history of...More

1  Thank Fred S
Reviewed October 15, 2016

I had seen wells around this area over the years, but did not really understand it. We saw the reproduction of Drake's well in the exact hole that Drake used. The volunteer running the well was excited and knowledgeable. The visitor center was fantastic and...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We visited the museum on Columbus Day. Admission was $10 for adults and $5 for age 3-11. We were instructed to head to the main museum building for an introductory video. Another museum visitor had gone in just before us and started the video (the...More

3  Thank Joey R
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice museum for the whole family. Great history lesson on the birth of our oil story. $10 adult admission but I thought it was worth it. AAA discount so bring your card.

Thank firefighter4u
Reviewed September 16, 2016

The Museum is a great tour for all ages you can walk and explore where the very first oil well was discovered and find out why Pennsylvania is known as the Keystone State,and how people of the oil region lived and worked before,during and after...More

Thank Herman1970
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I have wanted to go there for several years. I always wondered how the oil well and its collection happened. I visited the site and it is well worth going to. The site is very clean and well maintained. I toured the collection of exhibits...More

Thank joseph h
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The museum is full of information about the area, Drake himself and oil/petroleum in general. It is very interesting and there is a lot to see. There is also a lot to see outside as well. The grounds are very well kept. When you pay...More

1  Thank Christine F
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I was frankly amazed at the extensive grounds and first class museum and outdoor exhibits. The museum is set at the original site. But there are also wide lawn and trees with historical exhibits. There is a beautiful creek and a four mile hiking trail....More

Thank John O
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Nicely presented museum that does a good job of educating you on the history of oil businesses in the United States. The friendly staff seems to be quite knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. It is nice to see that some of the displays have...More

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Dawna V
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Yes, you pay in the gift shop and once you are inside everything is included. The movie is shown inside the museum.