Explore the fascinating world of petroleum science & technology from the geological formation of oil to modern refining chemistry.

Discover the history of Texas oil as robotic characters share their adventures of the great 1901 Spindletop gusher. 

Call 409-833-5100


409-833-5100  •  600 Main Street Beaumont TX 77701


The Museum houses a collection of historical photographs, maps, and other materials related to Beaumont and southeast Texas oil fields. 

Research requests must be made in advance.

Visit the Museum's Flickr page for downloadable images and frequently requested photographs. 

Schools & Groups

Education programs for school groups are available at no charge by calling 409-833-5100 at least two weeks in advance.

Group limit is 25 persons. Large groups may coordinate with adjacent museums.

Tours for other groups may be reserved by calling 409-833-5100. Group admission rate is $3 per person.