Weddings & Events Venue Rentals

We are so excited that you are interested in the Kern County Museum! 

Attached please find our venue and pricing information. 

We block events in 5 hour blocks. Midnight is the latest time allowed. 

Depending on your event & its start time 2 extra hours may be available for purchase in advance of your event for $250 per hour.  

If you are having a ceremony with us we include 30 minutes extra so that you can put 30 minutes earlier than the actual start time on your invitation. 

Ie, 4:30 on the invitation for a 5pm ceremony start time. That way everyone is in their seat when you are ready to start.

Please note that Saturdays in high season,  the Trolley Room & Neon Courtyard must be rented together.

On the front page of the 2023 KCM Pricing pdf please note all of the included items listed on the front page.

You are welcome to bring in your own catering and alcohol.

Payment Plans Are Available!  

(661) 437-3330 ext. 203 

batey gardens
batey gardens

Batey Garden

Batey Garden has ample space for the largest events or ceremonies. This picturesque location features a large gazebo, beautiful walking path, and spectacular views of the historic Howell House and the Beale Memorial Clock Tower.

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Bandstand Green

The perfect venue for the storybook ceremony of your dreams. A vintage gazebo is the focal point for this scenic spot, which features a dance floor and lighting.

Log Cabin Green

Surrounded by historic buildings, the Log Cabin Green is perfect for a large ceremony, reception, or party. This space is easily accessible from the main entrance.

Neon Courtyard

This unique location features 6 restored neon signs, a tiled courtyard, old fashioned lamp posts and a 1940s gas station.

Neon Courtyard Kern County Museum


Have your wedding in the most adorable Chapel.  Originally the Saint Johns Episcopal Mission opened in 1892. This darling chapel is waiting to hear your vows.

Standard School, Standard School Green

Perfect for a meeting, luncheon or intimate reception, the Standard School building features a kitchen, two bathrooms, presentation screen and air conditioning/heating. The adjacent lawn is perfectly shaded and tucked away off of the main path.

Trolley Room with Noriega Bar

Enjoy our newest INSIDE (temperature controlled) Venue. The Trolley Room seats up to 100 people and can overflow onto our stunning neon courtyard! Sit back and entertain your guests in a way only The Kern County Museum can…surrounded by the delightful memories of days gone by.
Party Rentals from Walker-Lewis Rents

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