The Kansas Oil Museum will preserve and promote the history and the culture of oil in our county and our state.

Our Mission:

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  • Oil Field Equipment, restored and operated during special events and tours. See how "black gold" was (and is) extracted from deep within the earth, using this massive and powerful equipment.
  • Historic Oil Boom Town, furnished as if the town's inhabitants had never moved on. These oil boom towns operated as divisions of the oil companies, and were under the authority of company officials. Developed in response to oil strikes, these oil communities had their own stores, company offices, schools, and entertainment.

Outdoors, walk through and experience 10 acres of the early oil boom days:

  • The Kansas Flint Hills
  • Butler County, Kansas
  • The science of oil exploration and production.

Indoors you will experience the story of:

All ages are invited to come and visit our large indoor exhibit hall and 10-acre outdoor area.

383 East Central Ave

El Dorado, Kansas 67042


​​​Current & Upcoming Events!

Honoring Our Veteran's Exhibit

Sept. 4, 2015- Nov. 2, 2015

The History of Military Uniforms

Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 24, 2015

2:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Historical Tours of local Cemeteries

​WWII Re-enactment

Saturday, November 7, 2015​

1:00 - 4:00 P.M.

WWII Re-enactment in Boom Town

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