California Oil Museum, Santa Paula

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  • I did not expect to be impressed by this museum, but happily I was. It was fun learning the history of oil on Central coast, and oil in general. The building dates back to the merger of four oil...  more »
  • This is the same museum that used to be the Union Oil Museum until it was donated to the state in the 90's. Some great exhibits, a nice collection of old gas pumps and a working historic drilling rig....  more »
  • Place looked nice, cool exhibits, great air conditioning, but quite a few exhibits were closed for repair/construction so we would give this place 4 stars at the most.
  • Great historical museum lots of old artifacts including a working full sized early oil well pump, antique gas pumps, detailed scaled model off shore oil drilling rigs! Make sure to see upstairs at the old union oil company offices! Very well restored! Pics to follow soon.

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