West Kern Oil Museum

West Kern Oil Museum

History, oil, and more

The West Kern Oil Museum, located near Highway 33 and Wood Street in Taft, is a treasure trove of information about the history of Taft and documentation of the petroleum industry.  Maintained and operated entirely by volunteers, the West Kern Oil Museum includes indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, vintage office, shops, and equipment, a fire house, a tent house, a shotgun house, a transportation building, a tool house, a library, and a gift shop.

The Museum is located at 1168 Wood Street.  West Kern Oil Museum offers free admission and is open Thursday through Saturday from 10a.m.-4p.m. and on Sunday 1-4p.m.

For information call (661) 765-6664.