Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

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Address: 20 th Street & Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX
Phone Number: (409) 766 - 7827
Fax Number: (409) 766 - 1242

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Visitors step on board, tour the completely refurbished jack up drilling rig, absorb the day-to-day excitement of offshore drilling and production, marine transportation, environmental protection, construction, pipelining - all experienced through three decks of videos, equipment exhibits and interactive displays. It's a museum, educational attraction and working drilling rig all rolled into one Cost: Adults $6; Seniors (55+) $5; Students (7-18) $4; under 6 years FREE

Students $3.00; Chaperones $3.50

Education tours are available to students aged 7-18, organized through a school, home school, scouts, or similar program. Group tours are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All tours must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. An appropriate ratio of teachers and bus drivers are admitted free, and chaperones with the group receive a reduced adult rate. Museum staff guides the groups at no additional charge. To receive the special group rate, the payment must be made in one transaction.

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The museum is a self-guided facility.  Reservations are not required for individuals or family groups.  Tickets can be purchased upon arrival in our Gift Shop.