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texas energy museum

  • 600 Main St.
  • Downtown
  • Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 833-5100
  • Fax: (409) 833-4282
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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. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Admission: Adults, $5. Seniors (65+), $3. Kids (6-12), $3.

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SpaceVentures Summer Camp

August 5, 2014   -   August 8, 2014

In SpaceVentures, children will explore the basics of rockets, experience space flight training, and participate in simulated space missions. The four-day, morning program includes demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and take-home materials. Design... more

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Dinosaur Day

October 25, 2014  

This educational program features outdoor activities for children to learn about dinosaurs and how fossils are found and studied. Activities include talks by professional "dinosaur hunters," making huge papier-mâché dinosaurs,... more

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