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East Texas Oil Museum


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Every aspect of the oil boom days of the 1930s is re-created through dioramas, films, sound effects and mementos of the oil field, and from the daily lives of the people. See an ancient drilling rig displayed outside. Walk in the footsteps of the boomers in the street scenes that bring the past to life. Also, hop aboard an elevator that simulates a 3,800-foot ride below ground to the see oil formations within the earth. Open Tues. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (till 5 p.m. Apr. - Sept.); Sun. 2 - 5 p.m. Special holiday schedule between Christmas and New Year's Day. U.S. 259 at Ross St. 903/983-8295. (On Kilgore College campus.)


Hours: Varied, Special holiday schedule between Christmas and New Year's Day
Address: 1100 Broadway
Phone: 903/983-8295
Our Website: www.easttexasoilmuseum.com

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Rangerette Showcase

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East Texas Oil Museum

Every aspect of the oil boom days of the 1930

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