Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

The Museum’s 60,000 square feet facility houses photographic wall murals depicting early life in the oilfields, a West Texas boomtown, a unique marine diorama allowing visitors to travel back some 230 million years ago, taped interviews with pioneers who died many years ago, equipment now called “antique” that was necessary to oil men 80 years ago as computers are to business men today, and the largest permanent collection of original paintings by Prix de West Gold Medal artist Tom Lovell.