As an adult i really enjoyed seeing and learning about how the do the drilling and how its evolved over time, and seeing all the displays and exhibits. It is good for kids as well, but like most museum they got bored quick. It is...More
About Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum
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I'm in the industry so I admit that I have a personal interest. It's fascinating to see the way people who work on offshore rigs live.
The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum provides information on all aspects of offshore oil drilling, including details on the industry, the history and process, which is quite complex and involves many steps. All exhibits were very informative, including the actual rig, outside the...More
We took the kids to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum to give them an idea as to what their dad does for a living (he works on a land rig). We learned so much about offshore drilling including the differences of offshore...More
What a wonderful museum to learn and see anything about drilling rigs. The staff is terrific. The site and location are just perfect when visiting Galveston.
It was an interesting museum but I think my husband was more into it because his family has been in the oil business for several years. You can spend lots of time looking at things as it is 3 floors of museum.
This was a great stop down by the Strand location. Gives you an insight about offshore drilling. Tour the platform at your leasure. We decided to take the Trolly down since it was no cost to ride this year. Parking is expensive just like any...More
This is a great place to go and see what it's like to work and live on an offshore drilling rig. It has actual equipment, exhibit models and and audio information.
it was fun and interactive lot of place to take pictures and you get real since of what it take to be offshore Drilling person. great place to take your family or couple
I never knew what was really involved in off shore drilling until I say this museum. We spent hours, reading and trying to comprehend what we were actually seeing and the enormity of the task. The engineering behind it is mind-boggling.