The modern oil industry was born at the site of the Drake Well Museum, where Edwin Drake drilled the world's first commercially successful oil well in 1859. Tour a working replica at the site of the original well. See historic oil field equipment and a unique collection of photographs, books, and artifacts. Indoor and outdoor operating exhibits. Admission. Museum Shop, bike and hike trails. Picnic pavilion rentals. Guided tours. The museum is located off Route 8 south of Titusville in Venango County.
Discounts Offered: AAA Discount, Group Discount, Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop
General Information: Dates Closed: Holidays except Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day Mondays Nov-April, Hours: May - Oct. Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. noon - 5 p.m.; Nov. - April Tues. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. noon - 5 p.m.