Permian Basin Petroleum Museum & Chaparral Racecar Gallery


Walk through an ancient sea…parade through downtown Boomtown…experience the technologies of the Petroleum Industries. The interactive Petroleum Museum takes you step-by-step through the dynamic search for black gold. Don’t miss the world’s largest collection of antique oil drilling equipment. Life-size murals, ancient artifacts, antique drilling equipment and colorful memorabilia combine with rooms of breathtaking beauty of Tom Lovell’s murals depicting the American West. A can’t miss on your visit to Midland! The Chaparral Gallery is home to all seven of Jim Hall’s Chaparral racecars. Experience the engineering genius of the cars through science-related interactives.When to Visit: Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday: 2 p.m.–5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.Admission charged. ** PHOTOS COURTESY OF MARK SWINDLER**

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info

  • Total Sq. Ft.60000


Map Family Science Night
Dates vary between September 13, 2018 - April 25, 2019