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The Petroleum Museum, Midland

4.6
#1 of 16 in Things to do in Midland
Welcome to the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum! Founded in 1975, the Museum tells the story of petroleum and the rugged lives of men and women who sought a better life.
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  • I truly enjoyed my visit. Very informative on the local history of the oil and gas development and also a look into how it all comes together from drilling, processing, and delivery to your home. Lots...  more »
  • Love this place! What a wonderful, educational step into the world of petroleum, all the way from millions of years ago to the present. The ticket price was reasonable and there was plenty to see. The...  more »
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  • This is a very good Museum. This displays are informative and contain real oil drilling items. The dioramas are very well done. They have a lot of interactive displays that young and oil old will enjoy. A very good place to bring children. This museum is well worth the money. There is ample parking and free outside displays.
  • This museum really does a good job telling the story of oil & gas. I would say other than the Houston energy exhibit this is second to none.

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