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Address: 600 Main St, Beaumont, TX 77701-3305
Phone Number: 409-833-5100
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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History and science museum that tells the colorful story of Texas oil....

History and science museum that tells the colorful story of Texas oil. Discover petroleum science from geological formation in ancient seas to modern day refining. Experience the saga of the Spindletop oil field in 1901.

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It's neat for my kids to press buttons and on 2nd floor there's a balance and gravity exhibition for kids hands on just wish the adult price was $3 instead of $5 great for rainy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Largo, Florida
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Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's neat for my kids to press buttons and on 2nd floor there's a balance and gravity exhibition for kids hands on just wish the adult price was $3 instead of $5 great for rainy day and great old memorabilia

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longview, tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We enjoyed strolling through the exhibits. They have exhibits with 'antique' oil field equipment. you can push a button and hear a story of how the oilfield developed in this area. There are lots of earth layer and composition displays, as well as exhibits that explain how the oil field worked in the past and some information about modern equipment.... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Enjoyed the various displays there. Real must if you are in the oil business. Lots of good historical perspectives on the development of oil and gas industry.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Interesting exhibits particularly about refining oil. Lots to read but a good video too. A big focus on oil as might be expected.

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Port Arthur, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Went with about 5 of my high school students. The displays were very interesting and the curator was there to explain in detail what some of the displays were about. A total learning experience to me as well as the students

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

a great museum to learn how energy works - fascinating exhibits - kids do like it - recommend - good to do with Gladys City too

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Thank BMTTexas
Algonquin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This museum tell of the history of engery/fuel from the begging to now.It also show different fossil items from the area. The processing of oil from the earth to your gas tank,a day Thema you by products also produced from oil

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I visited with my 8 year old granddaughter. We both had an Awesome experience. This is a very good Fun and Educational activity for all ages.

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beaumont is one of the world centers of the petrochemical industry. This is a fairly large muesum in the small city of Beaumont. Great exhibits. Parking in front. Wheelchair accessible. And while you are there, visit the art muesum right across the parking lot.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Energy Museum was a nice outing with my 85-year-old father. With his oil background and my interest in history we both enjoyed the exhibits. The hologram storytellers are not to be passed-up! The Energy museum has something for everyone.

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