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East Texas Oil Museum, Kilgore

(4.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a must see in Kilgore! Welcome to the East Texas Oil Museum, located on the campus of Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas. This fascinating museum houses the authentic re-creation of oil discove...  more »
  • This place wa really good! It lays out the history of oil (and makes you wonder why we buy the foreign stuff!). The history was fascinating. Several of the displays are inter-active and the 8 minute l...  more »
  • Excellent presentation of historic oil boom with many attractions to tell the story. Good special effects. You leave with a sense of actually being there at the time of the boom.  more »
Google
  • 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!