Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center

20th St & Harborside Dr, 20th Street at Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77550 USA

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One-of-a-kind Museum located in Galveston, Texas. Step aboard a retired jack-up rig and enjoy 3 floors of exhibiits and interactive displays illustrating the story of offshore oil and gas from seismic technology to exploration and production.

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This is a unique and interesting museum for you to spend an hour at while visiting Galveston. It is an actual offshore oil drilling platform that is in Galvestons' inner harbor very near The... Read more

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Well, now I can say that I've been to an oil rig... kind of. This was an oil rig at some point, but it has now been mostly transformed into a museum. There are exhibits on soils, drilling, and... Read more

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I had low expectations for the inside of this museum but was very surprised by the quality! We are frequent visitors to the HMNS energy exhibit and found this a wonderful complement. Lots of... Read more

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center

20th St & Harborside Dr
20th Street at Harborside Drive
Galveston, Texas
77550 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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