Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry is located on Oil City's North Side business district. The Museum makes its home within a Beaux Arts architectural-styled building - originally erected as a post office in 1905 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum collects, preserves and exhibits artifacts and related material relevant to interests of Venango County residents and visitors. Through a changing exhibit area, the Museum strives to provide a quality educational and cultural experience for visitors of all ages.


Sunday                         CLOSED

Monday                        CLOSED

Tuesday                        10AM - 4PM

Wednesday                   10AM - 4PM

Thursday                      10AM - 4PM

Friday                           10AM - 4PM

Saturday                       10AM - 4PM

Closed January - Early April.

Hours subject to change.


The Venango Museum re-opened to the public on June 17, 2020! At this time, we require all visitors to wear masks and practice safe social distancing. The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented health emergency, and we’re committed to following the guidelines and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, and state and regional health officials.

Please check this page for updates from the Venango Museum.


Adults over 18:             $7.00

Adults 62 and over:      $5.00

Students 18 and under: $5.00

Children 5 and under:   FREE 

UPDATE AS OF 07/17/2020: Admission is free for all ages for a limited time thanks to a grant from the Samuel Justus Charitable Trust and Bridge Builders Community Foundations.


Take your class on a field trip to the Venango Museum where learning happens everyday. Contact the Museum at (814) 676-2007 to book your field trip today!


270 Seneca Street

Oil City, PA 16301

(814) 676-2007


New for 2020 only - "Early Inhabitants of Northwestern Pennsylvania". Our new exhibit begins to detail the rich history of Native people in Venango County and the surrounding regions, from prehistoric cultures to the Lenape and Seneca people living in our region in the 17th and 18th centuries. 

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