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Wood River Refinery History Museum

900 S. Central Avenue
Roxana, IL 62084
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P: (618) 255-3718
F: (618) 255-3648

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Hours of Operation
Wednesday - Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

4.5 of 5 bubbles
4 Reviews
Wood River Refinery History Museum

Step back in time more than 75 years at the Shell History Museum in Roxana, Illinois. Trace the history of Shell Wood River and neighboring communities as you look at early photographs and the many items of interest, including vintage gasoline pumps, glass motor oil bottles Shell product advertising and city maps.

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Wood River Refinery History Museum
Highway 111, Roxana, IL
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George H
Trip type:
Friends getaway
What a Unique Experience
Sep 7, 2017
Walk back into time to discover Roxana Oil Company and how the City got its name. This unusual, eclectic museum is good for just about anyone: young, old, history buff... more »
Jon S
Mansfield
Trip type:
Solo travel
Great place
Apr 27, 2015
Not your usual museum. Of course it is petroleum memorabilia mostly, but it tells the history of the area too. Race cars, fire trucks, tools, much more including you can... more »
78MaryH
Alton, Illinois
Trip type:
Family
Refinery Museum
May 30, 2014
This is an interesting place for history buffs and locals alike. The Wood River Refinery Museum has countless artifacts and does a great job of explaining the history of Roxana,... more »
50stateswithtwins
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Friendly and Informative look at Oil Memorabilia
Apr 19, 2013
We picked up a brochure for this little museum while at the nearby Lewis & Clark State Historic Site and figured we might as well check it out while in... more »
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Wood River Refinery History Museum

Step back in time more than 75 years at the Shell History Museum in Roxana, Illinois. Trace the history of Shell Wood River and neighboring communities as you look at early photographs and the many items of interest, including vintage gasoline pumps, glass motor oil bottles Shell product advertising and city maps.

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