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West Kern Oil Museum

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The West Kern Oil Museum is a mostly outdoor museum on the south side of Taft, California. Taft has a rich history in the oil industry and this museum is filled with old oil related machinery, vehicles, a modern oil derrick and in the center, a 2016 reproduction of a 1939 wooden oil derrick 106 feet tall called The Bender Rig. A few buildings house interior exhibits. There is a small gift shop. Road Trip when this place was visited.
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Hours:
Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Address
1168 Wood Street
Taft, CA 93268

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 491
Taft, CA 93268

Phone: 661-765-6664
wkom491@mail.com
www.westkern-oilmuseum.org

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