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Current exhibits

Venango Museum currently has three self-guided exhibits on display for its 2024 season. More information on each exhibit is below. 

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About: It all started here in Venango County with Pennsylvania rock oil, the lifeblood of the infant oil industry. Known as black gold, this magical fluid made fortunes and transformed forever our everyday lives, global economics, politics, and the environment itself. Through ten thematic display areas, discover the impact oil has on your everyday life in our exhibit OIL: BLACK GOLD OR BLACK MAGIC?

Baseball Exhibit

About: OIL FIELDS TO OUTFIELDS: BASEBALL IN THE OIL REGION provides an overview of baseball in Pennsylvania's Oil Region from the end of the Civil War until the 1950s. The exhibit highlights just some of the many players, teams, and games throughout the region's history in connection to its industrial past.

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About: OUR PENNZOIL STORY tells the story of the Pennzoil Company here in Venango County. Discover how three men forever altered the history of Venango County when they purchased ten acres of the old Clapp Farm on Oil Creek, between Titusville and Oil City.

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