Hours of operation

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 P.M.
Sunday: 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Closed occasionally for special events and private functions.

The Kern County Museum will be closed on Sunday, December 24 & Monday, December 25, 2017. 


Adults: $10.00
Seniors/Military: $9.00
 Children: $5.00 (2 years & under free)
Members: FREE*

*Unless noted otherwise, Kern County Museum members do not receive free admission to special events, but may receive discounted admission. For more information, please call (661) 437-3330. 

Gift Shop

The Kern County Museum Gift Shop, located in the Aera Energy Gallery, offers a large assortment of unique and hard to find items including books, postcards, toys, collectibles, educational souvenirs, and hand crafted items.

Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. + Sunday, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Historic Tours & Field Trips

Self Guided Tours: $8 per person (minimum 20 people)
Guided Tours (June 1 through January 31): $9 per person
Guided Tours (February 1 through May 31): $10 per person
History Days (Frontier Life, California History Day): $5 per child/student 

Book your next school field trip at the Kern County Museum:

You can also schedule a field trip or tour by calling (661) 437-3330 x209 or sending an email to education@kerncountymuseum.org. 

Contact Us

(661) 437-3330 | info@kerncountymuseum.org

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Address + Map


Kern County Museum
3801 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301