The Galleries


Area 1 - The Entrance Experience

A panoramic screen showing the desert, seascape and oil industry of Kuwait. A water pool below the screen reflects the images.

Area 2 - Origins of Oil
The central feature is a pyramid showing a 3D view of planktons. There is also a graphic timeline and an interactive screen of the movement of gigantic plates that make up the Earth’s surface.
Area 3 -The Early days of oil
A graphic panel that describes the early days of oil in the Middle East. There’s also a timeline that describes significant moments in KOC’s history with an interactive map of oil exploration and geology in Kuwait.
Area 4 - Oil Rocks

Oil and gas form in source rocks where organic remains are cooked by high pressure and temperatures.

Area 5 - Terrace

Oil and gas form in source rocks where organic remains are cooked by high pressure and temperatures.

Area 6 - Drilling

Four model columns each with a monitor attached to present the sequence of drilling

Area 6 - API

Three freestanding sealed containers allow visitors to stir oil and gas condensate of different Viscosities

Area 6 - Viscosities
Area 6 - Exporting

A hands-on exhibit on loading a tanker at a calm buoy and dealing with oil spills

Area 7- Fueling our world

Our world relies on oil and gas for energy production and innumerable things we use every day.

Area 8 - Heroes Of Fire
A documentary that shows the courage and determination of the fire-fighting teams, who tackled oil well fires in 1991.
Area 9 - Your Future
The start of the museum experience begins with a single drop of oil, and it ends with the same experience of an installation on Kuwait’s vast production of oil