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*Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources

3853 Smackover Highway
El Dorado AR 71730
Phone: (870) 725-2877
Website: www.arkansasstateparks.com/museumofnaturalresources

The Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources features state-of-the-art indoor exhibits in its 25,000-square-foot facility as well as working equipment on display outside in its adjacent Oil Field Park. Explore the museum and walk the streets of a 1920s Arkansas boomtown or travel back 200 million years to discover the origins of oil. 

Take a chance drilling and see if you will become an oil tycoon or go flat broke. Learn how 95 percent of the products we use daily are made of or with oil and brine, two of Arkansas's natural resources. The museum shares the fascinating stories of this region’s natural resources with emphasis on petroleum and brine recovered for bromine extraction.