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Every December the Kern County Museum is open with Christmas themes and activities. I personally like seeing the historic buildings and "old west locals" in 1800s style. I get the feeling like I'm in a Charles Dickens novel!
On entering my daughter & I thought we wouldn't be here for long but we managed to spend 2 hours looking around. Lots of old buildings, some original that had been moved to this site. It was disappointing that a lot you couldn't enter &...More
The museum has been expanded and made far more comprehensive than when I visited it as a 3rd grader many decades ago. I loved every minute of the visit, even though the weather outdoors was in the high 90s.
I have lived in Bakersfield all my life and this is my favorite place to go. I have probably been here at least 50 times and never get tired of it. I brought my kids and now my grandchildren too. It's great so don't miss...More
My parents, grandparents and I went here while I was visiting them (and to get the grandparents out of the nursing home). Despite having lived in the area (not me, them) for three decades none of us had ever been here before.
To be honest,...More
When wanting to know the history of Kern County this is the best place to go. My mother and I stopped in on a Sunday. Yes, they are open on the weekends.
We are both writing books and needto have photos of certain time periods...More
We have had so much fun during special events hosted by the Kern County Museum. I recommend Pioneer Days when horse drawn carriage rides and train tours are available and wine festivals that are held there.