Overview:
The Texas Energy Museum tells the story of oil through colorful, state-of-the-art exhibits. The exhibits depict petroleum geology, formation of oil and gas, history and technology of oil production, and refining and petrochemicals. Talking robotic characters relate their stories of early Texas oil drilling amid historical surroundings and working artifacts. The Museum depicts the unique story of the early Spindletop oil discovery in 1901 with a complete rotary rig from the Spindletop era. Talking manikins of historical characters relive the adventure for visitors. The museum also sells souvenirs in their gift shop.
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Hours
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Admission
  • Admission: $3 - $5
General Information
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  • Suggested Length of Visit: 2-3 hours
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Experimenting with Gravity

Jun 14, 2017 - Sep 11, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

$3 - $5

  • Texas Energy Museum
  • 600 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Visit Website
This interactive science exhibit is designed for ages 6 and up. The Texas Energy Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. ...more

Bubble Day

Jun 16, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free admission

  • North End Community Center
  • 3580 E. Lucas
  • Beaumont, TX 77705
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Visit Website
Bubble Day is a hands-on science program for children, produced by the Texas Energy Museum and the Beaumont Public Library Services Miller Branch Library. Participants will be able to create and ...more

Bubble Day

Jul 8, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Free admission

  • Rogers Park Community Center
  • 1455 Dowlen Road
  • Beaumont, TX 77706
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Visit Website
Bubble Day is a hands-on science program for children, produced by the Texas Energy Museum and the Beaumont Public Library Services Miller Branch Library. Participants will be able to create and ...more

Summer Camp: SpaceVentures

Jul 26, 2017 - Jul 29, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$90

  • Texas Energy Museum
  • 600 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Visit Website
In SpaceVentures, children will explore the basics of rockets and space flight, experience hands-on science and participate in simulated space missions. The four-day morning program includes ...more

Dinosaur Day

Oct 29, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Free admission

  • Texas Energy Museum
  • 600 Main St.
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Visit Website
Dinosaur Day, put on by the Texas Energy Museum, is an educational program featuring outdoor activities where children ages 3-10 learn about dinosaurs and how fossils are found and studied. Activities ...more