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Morgan City, Louisiana: Tour a Famous Oil Rig 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) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Tour a Famous Oil Rig

The success of the now-retired "Mr. Charlie," a floating rig, made possible the entire offshore oil-drilling industry. Report...

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Tour a Famous Oil Rig

Just went. So interesting! $8 for adults and $5 for kids. Worth every penny! Not very busy, so the tour started when we got there. Not sure if that's normal or just today.

[Stacey, 06/25/2018]

Oil rig tours.

Famous Oil Rig Open For Tours

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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