Drake Well Museum

202 Museum Ln.
Titusville, PA 16354- Map It
(814) 827-2797

AAA Editor Notes

Drake Well Museum is .5 mi. s. on SR 8, then 1.2 mi. e. on E. Bloss St. The museum marks the spot where Edwin Drake drilled the world's first commercially successful oil well in 1859. Photographs and outdoor working oil field equipment trace the evolution of the modern petroleum industry. The exhibit “There's a Drop of Oil and Gas in Your Life Every Day” features a multisensory orientation theater. A replica of Drake's well, an operating oil lease with pump jacks and a steel drilling rig and pumping jacks are also on display. A 10-mile paved bicycle trail and 52 miles of hiking trails connect Drake Well and Oil Creek State Park.
$10; $8 (ages 65+); $5 (ages 3-11); free (active military and their family with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5, Mar.-Dec.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5, rest of year. Closed winter holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.