Location:

1001 E. Main Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060

Contact Us:
Tel: 805-933-0076

Fax: 805-933-0096

Visitor Desk:

805-933-0076 x 0#

info@caoilmuseum.org

Museum Hours:
Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm

Admission:

Suggested donation $4

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The California Oil Museum Foundation

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

EIN# 45-3830307  

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Museum

 

We offer a world of history and

fun for the whole family!

Hours:

Wednesdays - Sundays

10am - 4pm

Suggested Donation:

$4 per person

W E L C O M E

 

to Santa Paula's historical California Oil Museum

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VISIT THE MUSEUM
Immerse yourself in Ventura County's Rich History

 

The California Oil Museum highlights the history and inner workings of the state's "black gold" industry through hands-on, interactive exhibits, videos, models, photographs, rotating exhibits, and memorabilia. We also have a separate building that holds a working 1900s oil rig.

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What We Offer

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We have permanent and rotating exhibits that feature historical, scientific, and geological themes.

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We offer self-guided tours, school tours & workshops, and guided public tours of the upstair offices!

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Schedule a Field Trip to the Museum, and partake in a tour of the museum & science workshop!

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Visitors' Information

Discover a Local Treasure

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VISIT THE MUSEUM'S NEW
Energy Education Lab

The California Oil Museum's new Energy Education Lab offers fun and educational activities for the whole family!  We offer inactive science displays involving rocks, minerals, fossils, soils, sands, and oil, and renewable energy. 

 

We also offer arts & crafts, a library of science-centered books, and the opportunity to share your artwork on our art wall.  Participate in our fossil dig, examine rocks and minerals through the microscope, or browse through our books. We will see you in the lab!

The Museum is supported by the annual memberships of individuals, families, businesses, foundations, non-profits, trade associations, community groups, and private organizations.Become a member today!

Museum Docents volunteer their time to serve in a wide variety of positions at the Museum. There is a volunteer opportunity available now in your area of interest!

Are you looking to earn college credit, gain experience for your resume, or acquire valuable skills? We have many intern opportunities available at the Museum.  Apply online now!

The goal of the Museum’s fundraising program is to raise $6 million for the California Oil Museum Endowment to support the core operations of the Museum. Donate today!

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