Morgan City, Louisiana: Famous Oil Rig Open For Tours Team Field Report

International Petroleum Museum

111 First St., Morgan City, LA
International Petroleum Museum. On the banks of the Atchafalaya River. Exit US Hwy 90 at Berwick, then take Hwy 182 east across the river into Morgan City. Make a quick right onto First St. Mr. Charlie is around a half-mile south, on the south side of Railroad Ave. and the river side of the levee.
M-Sa, 2 hr. tours at 10 and 2 (call in advance). (Call to verify)
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Famous Oil Rig Open For Tours
The success of the now-retired "Mr. Charlie," a floating rig, made possible the entire offshore oil-drilling industry. Report...

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We scored a private tour on the day we were there and enjoyed a very informative afternoon. The guide was more than happy to talk process, tools, and politics... it's pretty much an all-access tour.

[Corey T, 04/23/2012]

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