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Texas Energy Museum

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600 Main St, Beaumont, TX 77701-3305
+1 409-833-5100
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Does not live up to potential

The museum is informative and the staff is friendly. However the museum is light on information and... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Lake Jackson, Texas
via mobile
Doesn't tell the story well

The museum never establishes a clear narrative, although it tries. It was difficult to follow some... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Houston, Texas
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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600 Main St, Beaumont, TX 77701-3305
+1 409-833-5100
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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

The museum is informative and the staff is friendly. However the museum is light on information and the layout is hard to follow. With more oil money investment this could be great.

Thank carriep75
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The museum never establishes a clear narrative, although it tries. It was difficult to follow some of the exhibits and understand the science. As an example, I had a difficult time following the refining exhibits, and I have a decent layperson's knowledge. There are some...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed December 8, 2016

All of the interactive exhibits were working when we were there De. 6, 2016. It is an educational museum - lots of technical stuff. Allow about an hour unless you are really into the technical stuff.

Thank David S
Reviewed July 28, 2016 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

Thank ampoe1
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...More

Thank starcriers
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.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
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.

Thank roger m
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

Thank 12257mars
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

Thank BMTTexas
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

Thank Redrosebud2014
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