Subir Raha Oil Museum

Museum / Gallery

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Distance (From Dehradun Railway Station): 3.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

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At a distance of 3.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Subir Raha Oil Museum is a small museum located inside Tel Bhawan, the Headquarters of ONGC, in Dehradun.

Subir Raha Oil Museum was inaugurated on 14th August 2005. ONGC is the foremost exploration and production company in India. The museum was set up in Tel Bhawan also known as Patiala House in 1956. It was once the palace of Maharaja of Patiala and was brought by ONGC.

The museum depicts various stages of oil and gas value chain. The museum has two floors and is divided into different sections. First section depicts the oil history. In this section, there were samples of different types of crude oil and several charts explaining their qualities at different temperature. The second section gives an insight on the exploration and production of oil. Third section shows about the transportation methods and refining technologies used in this industry. The museum also has an Audio Visual Room which shows the journey of ONGC and about Oil Industry in India.

Entry Fee: Rs.10 per person