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to Santa Paula's historic California Oil Museum
Immerse yourself in Ventura County's
Rich History & STEM Education Program
The California Oil Museum and Energy Education Center, housed in the original 1890s headquarters of the Union Oil Company, offers a look back at the history of the oil industry in California, while exploring the future of alternative energy.
Throughout the Museum you will find interactive displays, artifacts, photographs, videos, memorabilia, and an authentic working 19th century drilling rig. The Museum also offers exciting rotating exhibits throughout the year revolving science, energy, and history. The Energy Education Lab, which focuses on alternative energy and earth science, offers fun and educational STEM activities for all ages.
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