International Petroleum Museum and Exposition

Mr. Charlie rig museum
Mr. Charlie rig museum
Old hand crank divers air supply pump.
Old hand crank divers air supply pump.


111 First St
Morgan City LA 70380

The International Petroleum Museum and Exposition's mission is to gather, save, preserve, and interpret artifacts and information about the offshore petroleum industry and to educate others concerning the impact and significance of this Cajun-born industry upon the rest of the world.

Walk aboard the Mr. Charlie Rig museum - the first moveable/reusable offshore drilling rig in the world. Designed and built in Louisiana and launched in 1954.


  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
  • Cash Only
  • Bus Parking
Type of Museum
  • Historical Museum
Areas (Louisiana Tour Guide)
  • Area