BECOME A MEMBER

All Membership Levels receive the following benefits: 

Free daily admission to the Kern County Museum.
Free or reduced admission to Kern County Museum weekly programs.
Free reciprocal general admission to CALM, Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science and the Bakersfield Museum of Art. Reciprocal admission is subject to exclusions and does not include special events. 
10% discount on Kern County Museum gift shop items. 15% off purchases over $100.00. 

Individual - $40.00

One Adult

Family - $55.00

Two Adults and up to Six Children (17 and under). Must reside a the same address.

Travel - $125.00

Two Adults and up to Six Children (17 and under). Must reside a the same address. Reciprocal admission to over 1,000 museums nationwide. See the links below for participating institutions.

Association of Science and Technology Centers

Association of Children’s Museums

North American Reciprocal Museum Association

Time Travelers

Your membership with the Kern County Museum helps us preserve the diverse and rich history of Kern County and bring fantastic programs and events to Kern County schools, citizens, and visitors.