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Address: 501 W South Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601-6105
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+1 580-765-8687
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Take a look see, very interesting

Very informative staff, excellent source of historical information, civil exhibits. It's worth the side trip. Only takes a couple hours if you look around and chat with the ladies... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Rogers, Arkansas
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Rogers, Arkansas
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Very informative staff, excellent source of historical information, civil exhibits. It's worth the side trip. Only takes a couple hours if you look around and chat with the ladies running the place.

Thank fordpoor
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87 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This small museum is packed full of history. Don't let the size fool you. There is a lot to see. A lot of it is in chronological order and is a great self paced walk through trip. You won't be disappointed if you are interested in the history of Conoco.

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We decided to just take a drive on a beautiful day. We turned off to visit a city where Conco Oil company is. This museum had a wonderful display about the beginning of the company to present day . It had everything from office equipment, laboratory, and field equipment from the late 1890s. It was a very enjoyable surprise. The... More 

Thank Cindy W
Findlay, Ohio
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I found this museum very interesting. I haven't been to a museum that shows you the history of a major oil/gas company. There was a lot of history packed into such a small museum. I really enjoyed touring the Conoco Museum.

Thank jawhite72
Buford, Georgia
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117 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Do this. Very interesting. Lots of history and not expensive. We really enjoyed this. Great for a rainy day,

Thank princes110
Panama City, Panama
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a.an impressive, informative small museum chronicling the rise of the oil industry and Conoco in Ponca City. Very well done and definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank PatfromCalifornia
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100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I was in Ponca City with my kids and stopped by this museum. It was large, well laid out, and the docent was very friendly. She encouraged my kids with a "treasure hunt" and even a "secret doorway" out of the little theater. They ate this up. I have rarely seen museum people this good with kids. They, and I,... More 

Thank prairiecode
Mansfield, TX
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109 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Free museum about the history of Conoco. Very clean, almost looks brand new. Good lighting so it is easy to read displays. Lots of nostalgia in displays. Interesting videos about how the logos came to be.

1 Thank David S
Green Valley, Arizona
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446 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This relatively new museum (opened May 2007) is spacious, well laid out, has free off street parking, is ADA accessible, and is free. I knew nothing about the oil industry or E. W. Marland but decided to go and was so glad I did. There is an introductory film "Pioneering Spirit" and then you are on your own to travel... More 

Thank Joan W
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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171 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is a nice addition to your day if you are already in the area. It is free and could occupy you for an hour or more.

Thank Caitlin V

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