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Million Barrel Museum - Giant Oil Tank

400 Museum Blvd, Monahans, TX
4328401
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This museum has more than just the giant oil tank. There is the history of the WWll bomber base and... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
andrewortega
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Austin, Texas
Need to go at least once!

The Million Barrel has been remodeled? Not really, it has been organized and cleaned up. It is a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Arcadio R
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Monahans
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400 Museum Blvd, Monahans, TX
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4328401
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This museum has more than just the giant oil tank. There is the history of the WWll bomber base and railroad cars with display of area history. Coca cola display of bottles and coke machines.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Million Barrel has been remodeled? Not really, it has been organized and cleaned up. It is a place with a lot of history. The Rattlesnake Bomber base museum has been moved to this location. It is very interesting. You need to see for yourself...More

1  Thank Arcadio R
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

We saw the "Daytripper" episode and followed up by going out -- and picked a day the museum was closed (holiday weekend). Nevertheless, it's got enough outdoor detail to give a sense of the size, purpose and history of the site.

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Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Stopped here when passing through Monohans. The lady that oversees the museum is super nice, and knows the information well. If you're on a long road trip, it's a great place to get out and stretch your legs and learn a few interesting things. Doesn't...More

4  Thank Landon H
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Reviewed 22 March 2013

We visited here expecting to see a big concrete reservoir, take some photos, and drive on. But, to our surprise, a very hospitable lady came out and gave us an hour tour of much more than just the reservoir. There's a building with great old...More

10  Thank Lastrick
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

It was kinda funny to know that people actually thought they could hold oil in this. We had a nice little man give us a tour & tell us all the history. They also have a breeding paur of owls that live in the trees,...More

2  Thank Brittney F
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Reviewed 17 January 2012

nice place,many people came here to relax because near the beach..but it takes approximately 2 hrs drive from the airport of bandar seri begawan

2  Thank maryam_aisyah
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Admission is free and time to see all attractions about an hour.
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