Oil and Gas Industry Museum

Description:
The museum was founded in 1972 in the building of Palace of Culture of oil industry workers (D. Halytsky St., 32). In 1973 the museum numbered 502 exhibits, 272 basic ones.

Then the museum exposition was moved several times from one place to another. Part of it was lost. There were only 182 exhibits at that time, 72 basic ones.

The new museum exposition was opened in 2003. It is located in one room on the fourth floor of the administrative building of Gas and Oil Company in Boryslav. Its type is that of technical.

The museum exposition represents materials about history of oil industry development in Boryslav — the oldest one in Ukraine.

In museum display one can see:
  • Instruments of production, industrial equipment, examples of products and raw materials, household utensils, numismatic exhibits (coins, medals, orders, emblems, etc.), disks, and also samples of animate and inorganic nature.
  • Written monuments — books, newspapers, magazines, booklets, documents, letters, etc.
  • Art monuments — sculpture, painting, graphics, photoes, placards, original diagrams, maps, postcards, etc.

There are also six stands with photos of old Boryslav, collection of kerosene and oil lamps, medals and emblems collection, connected with gas and oil industry, different models depicting the process of petroleum production, a kerosene primus stove, literature about oil industry development and kerosene lamps museums.

Working hours:
8:00-17:00, lunch 12:00-13:00;
closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Entrance fee:
Free of charge.
Excursion rates:
Up to 5 persons — 20-30 грн;
Up to 10 persons — 15 грн.
Contacts:
Lviv region
Boryslav city
Karpatska Brama St., 26, the fourth floor

Теl. +38 (097) 739-20-63
How to get:
By public transport
To get to Truskavets by train or by shuttle bus from Lviv (from railway station), then to change to shuttle bus to Baryslav. The Museum is located in the city center.
Detailed information about public transport.

By car
By car to get to Boryslav. The Museum is located in the city center.
GPS:
49.28074  23.4184  
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