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East Texas Oil Museum

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Located at US 259 at Ross street. on the Kilgore College campus, is a tribute to the pioneers of the Texas oil industry. Exhibits, audiovisual presentations, photographs and a recreated 1930s boomtown trace the history and development of the vast East Texas Oil Field. Geological tools and equipment also are displayed.

Location: Kilgore Texas Telephone 903-983-8296 Toll Free: 903-983-8295

Other History nearby:
(Jefferson) Alley-McKay House
(Jefferson) Beard House
(Karnack) Birthplace Mrs Lyndon B. Johnson
(Oil City) Caddo-Pine Island Oil, Historical Museum
(Tyler) Camp Ford
(Tyler) Carnegie History Center

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