Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum

383 E. Central Ave.
El Dorado, KS 67042- Map It
(316) 321-9333

AAA Editor Notes

Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E. Central Ave., chronicles the development of the county and the oil industry in Kansas since 1860. An orientation film about the history of oil is shown. The Glory of the Hills exhibit highlights tallgrass prairie farming and ranching. Outdoor exhibits include farm equipment, several Model-T trucks, an oil derrick, oil field buildings and equipment, a 1930s oil boom town, and a restored “shotgun” house. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$4; $3 (ages 65+); $2 (ages 6-18 and students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 9-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. noon-5, rest of year. Closed major holidays.