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East Texas Oil Museum

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Depart The Norm wrote a review Mar 2020
35 contributions4 helpful votes
A friend recommended visiting here and we are so glad she did. What a great place to learn about the oil boom and oil history. The staff and volunteers were so friendly and the displays were incredible. Plan to stay a bit here as there is so much to see.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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missylarson wrote a review Feb 2020
Palermo, Italy39 contributions9 helpful votes
Fabulous museum! Ask for Ricky Carter to lead you through. You will learn so much about the oilfield and what This particular field did for America in the depression and WW 2!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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mapleRose wrote a review Oct 2019
Austin, Texas748 contributions67 helpful votes
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This is such an interesting bit of history, and they have put so much work into presenting it well, even if the films and exhibits are getting a bit faded with time. It is still vital history to our nation’s development. And I HAD NO IDEA how vital this section of the country, and the discovery of oil here, was to WINNING WWII!! Come learn!!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from EastTexasOilMuseum, Manager at East Texas Oil Museum
Responded Oct 12, 2019
We are so glad you enjoyed your trip to the museum. We love sharing the history of the East Texas Oil Field. Thank you for visiting.
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Okie Baughman wrote a review Oct 2019
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What a surprise for our group visit. I have been to other oil museums in the past but this one is the best!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from EastTexasOilMuseum, Manager at East Texas Oil Museum
Responded Oct 9, 2019
We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for your kind words.
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kilgorenative wrote a review Sep 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
I've taken visitors here several times and they are always impressed. There are some animatronics that can take you by surprise as they start talking in the replica barbershop or on a street corner. It can be amusing or educational, depending on who is going and what you want to focus on. The staff is very knowledgable and were patient with my autistic grandson's numerous questions. Haven't been since they remodelled, but don't doubt theya re still awesome. Great indoor attraction for all ages.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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