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Interesting museum

Ed has done an amazing job of collecting hundreds of items related to the petroleum industry here... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Harry S
A must see!

If you are a vintage car enthusiast or fondly remember the old days of having someone else fill... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
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Over 3,000 items on display (including pumps, signs, globes, cars, etc.) from over 100 years of petroleum history. The museum is amazing and impeccably organized! The owner, Jake, is very knowledgable, having owned several gas stations for 30+ years.
Highway 45 & 32, Three Lakes, WI 54562
+1 715-617-0566
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Ed has done an amazing job of collecting hundreds of items related to the petroleum industry here in the US.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harry S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

If you are a vintage car enthusiast or fondly remember the old days of having someone else fill your car up with car with gas, you need to visit. The museum has participated with a car show for some years.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

You wouldn't think one would find a marvelous museum like this located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Ed's collection is really quite amazing. Check it out... it's pretty cool!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

When you can't enjoy the outdoors the petroleum museum is a great place bring guests. It was fun to take a step back in time with many memories of days gone by.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Carol V
Reviewed November 15, 2016

If you love old cars, trucks and yes the fuel and oil that goes in them. You will love this place! The curater owned and operated a gas station and now has dedicated his retirement to the history of the industry. The sprawling musium is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank stltra
Reviewed October 14, 2016

been driving by this place for years and stopped one summers day. this place is well worth a stop and the hour it may take you to see what is inside. After a career in the Transportation Industry, I found this fascinating. All of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is probably the most surprising, WOW, museum we have ever visited. If you are nostalgic about anything on wheels, the petroleum industry, old gas station signs, pumps, all things gas and oil, this is your kind of place. A great trip down memory lane!!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SteveandBeverly
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here during open hours but the lights were out and no one was there. Looking through the front window it looked interesting and worth a visit. It would be nice if businesses would follow hours of operation. Maybe next year, maybe not!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed May 14, 2016

I passed this place just north of Three Lakes Wi. for years. Kinda blew it off, it looks like nothing much. Then when I finally road my bicycle by it and drove by it, I got curious. After a couple years of always missing the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank biknrun
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Besides the Lakes, the Petroleum Museum is a "have to see" attraction. The owner collects gas station memorabilia and car related items. He shares some of his collection at the museum and gives great tours. During the summer, he hosts a car and bike show....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank David R
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