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Great Bend Explorations
Learn more about Great Bend by following the links below:

Kansas Oil & Gas Museum

Address: 5944 10th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
Telephone Number: 620.793.8301

Website: www.visitgreatbend.com

About this Exploration:

 
 
 
The first exploration for oil in the area was financed in 1886 by a group of Great Bend speculators.  By 1930, it was estimated that the county received more than twenty million dollars annually from the oil and gas industry.
 
At the museum, learn the history of the oil and gas production, geology, and products made from oil.  Free Admission.  Open Tuesday-Saturday 1-5 p.m. Special arrangements and groups by appointment.  

contact info
Great Bend Convention & Visitors Bureau
3111 10th Street / P.O. Box 1168
Great Bend, KS 67530-0274
Phone: 620.792.2750 or 877.427.9299
Fax: 620.792.7959
 
 
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