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California Oil Museum, Santa Paula

(4.6/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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  • Not a gi-normous place but make sure to leave plenty of time to see all. Great exhibitions - especially liked the re motor bikes documentary, and the video re animal life around the oil rigs. This is ...  more »
  • Great place to see the history of oil production in Ventura County as well as other exhibits that are in the museum. Family and kid friendly exhibits.  more »
  • I had some time to spare when passing through Santa Paula and I had read about this museum so I decided to give it a try. It is right downtown and quite easy to find and not far off the freeway. If yo...  more »
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  • Really cool for anyone who likes history. A lot of pictures and artifacts that illustrate how different life was for the early adopters of Santa paula and the oil industry in general. Obviously biased to make the oil companies look good, but when you keep that in mind it's still a fun and educational place to go. It's fun and cheap enough where I would go back. The tour of the original offices was my favorite part.
  • Small but interesting. We came for the historical designation and ended up getting an education on oil and the early history of Southern California.
  • Interesting and well preserved piece of American history´┐╝
  • This is a nice little museum with a fair amount of history and artifacts related to California oil and the environment. Some of the video displays did not work. There is a separate building with a pseudo-working oil rig that's fun.
  • Small but packed full of interesting exhibits on California's oil history. After you finish visiting the museum talk a pleasant walk down Santa Paula's Main Street.