Celebrating the history and culture of Kern County
Welcome to the Kern County Museum located in Bakersfield, California. Featuring Pioneer Village, Lori Brock Children's Discovery Center, Black Gold: The Oil Exhibit, and more!
About The Museum
Visit the childhood home of country music legend Merle Haggard, originally converted from a railroad boxcar.
Take your students to the place where history lives! Sign ups for 2017-18 Kern County Museum field trips are now open.
Schedule an appointment to view our new research center and museum archives.