Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources

The Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources is a museum and Arkansas state park in Smackover, Arkansas in the United States. The museum was formed in the 1980s to tell the history of the petroleum industry and later the brine industry as key economic movements spurred by natural resources in South Arkansas. The museum is located along Arkansas Highway 7 and contains a 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) main exhibition center, operating replicas of oil machinery, a re-created boom-era street scene in Smackover, and a 10,800 square feet (1,000 m2) collection/archive center.

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