West Kern Oil Museum
Wander through desolate oil fields littered with rigs.
An oil rig near the museum.
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Learn all about the history of black gold and its impact on the surrounding community at this unusual museum. The highlight here is the chance to travel through an astonishing forest of oil rigs, pump jacks, and the mechanical infrastructure that has powered the modern economy.
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The museum is only open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
March 28, 2023
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