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East Texas Oil Museum, Kilgore

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4.8/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
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  • This place hasn't changed in 20 years, which makes it so good. Travel back in time to the days of the oil boom. Its not like typical museums where you go see some artifacts on a shelf. When you step t...  read more »
  • Live in Tyler and drive the 25 mins to Kilgore to visit the museum. Presentation of displays and bringing history to life was awesome. I also had the privilege of having two docents 72 yr old historia...  read more »
  • Nice museum which highlights and humongous oil industry in Kilgore and east Texas. A replica makeshift oil town inside the museum. Nice trip in a mine shaft. Several good short movies. Real informativ...  read more »
  • If you're staying at Kilgore or even passing by, you NEED to stop here. This museum is fantastic (especially the downtown scene) I highly recommend this place for people of all ages.
  • Lovely, cozy, and friendly slice of local history
  • Love it very friendly and good for all ages
  • Very well done, worth the time to see.
  • A fascinating history of the OIL BOOM days in East Texas ... A definite on anyone's Bucket List!
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