Bradford, Pennsylvania: Penn Brad Oil Museum

Walk to the towering wooden oil derrick, the outdoor centerpiece of a museum that chronicles the history of the one-time "High-Grade Oil Metropolis of the World."

Address:
901 South Ave., Bradford, PA
Directions:
Three miles south of Bradford, on the east side of US Hwy 219.
Hours:
M-F 9-4, Sa 10-2; fewer hours and days off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
814-362-1955
Admission:
Adults $5.
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Penn Brad Oil Museum

The Penn Brad Oil Museum preserves the history and culture of the Bradford Oilfield. The museum offers individual and group tours as well as a resource library and gift shop. A Standard Rig is at the center of the many exhibits that give the viewers a glimpse of the past glory of the "High-Grade Oil Metropolis of the World."

[Samuel B Slocum, 10/22/2018]

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