This is a must when visiting Galveston. A tremendous amount of information is given about the history of offshore drilling. It will certainly provide clarity to the many myths in that industry.
About Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum
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It is good to see a retired rig used for educational purposes. I enjoyed the visit and encourage others to check out this museum. It was very educational.
Visited the Ocean Star as part of wider visit to Galveston, We managed to park near the entrance for a few Dollars, and really enjoyed the couple of hours we spent on the rig, the staff were very friendly and we found the various displays...More
First time here and had ask about holiday hours and was told would be open Christmas Eve till 4 make the trip and was closed and sign on door said back at 10am We were three at 1pm with no other notes on door was...More
I regret that you had incorrect information. Our posted hours on the building doors, the outgoing phone message, and website indicate that we are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. If you are still on the island we are back and open!
I worked in the oilfield equipment industry for 20 years, yet I learned a lot at this museum. Offshore drilling is very different from land drilling. I thought this museum was very good. The movies were very good.
This museum is in a retired offshore oil drilling rig. There is a lot to see here, and you can move through quickly like we did and gain a good overview of offshore oil drilling and production - which is a lot more involved than...More
We very much enjoyed our visit to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum. There is first a good overview movie to see on the industry. It was well done. There are then three floors of interesting exhibits to see. There are some additional...More
Happened upon this place by accident, but glad we did. Very informative. We learned so much about the drilling of oil and the equipment used.