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We brought our guests from England to this site. It was the most interesting and informative few hours we've spent in a while. Our guide Andy was so good to teach us step by step how the first gum beds piqued an interest and then...More
Had a tour of this attraction and found it very interesting. Petrolia found it's wealth in oil and the tour explains the history to modern times. It has period buildings to go in and see how life went on. My late dad sat on the...More
This is a good historic oil field turned into an indoor / outdoor museum, intended to be an interactive display of the pioneering oil technology developed in Petrolia. I was expecting a more elaborate setting, but given that the place is off the beaten path...More
well at least there was one working oil derrick and some decrepit old oil wagons here and there. Too bad as it is a short drive from the theatre and something to do pre play. I would have even paid an admission had there been...More
We visited Petrolia Discovery based on positive reviews on a Dutch forum. We took the tour with two small children (age 6 and 9) and really enjoyed it. The tour is informative and gives an excellent overview on this place's history. It's nice to see...More
This is a great idea--an open-air museum and perhaps, an indoor museum. We've been to the site on possibly half-a-dozen occasions and have never found anything open. We've walked the outdoor part but, despite the history, there seems to be little interest in advancing historical...More
At the edge of Petrolia you will find it's oil rich history. Drive back and take a very informative tour for a small fee. Find out when oil was discovered in Petrolia and how it was at one time a mecca for oil. The tour...More