Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, Bakersfield

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  • This small museum is located in an older building off of Chester Ave, but it is full of great exhibits! The first floor has models (some may be taxidermy) of animals from Africa and a few local critte...  more »
  • This is buena vista museum, a nice hometown museum. Lots of fossils, rocks, history. I'd recommend visiting early in the day.  more »
  • This is a small but worth the stop. If you are staying in Bakersfeild and want something that will keep the kids busy for an hour or so .. this will work. We went on $2 day, so worth it.  more »
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  • We enjoy it. I've taken my kids on several occasions and they seem to get a kick out of it each time. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The only draw back is there really is never anything new. For an adult it very much is a once and done sort of deal. Some of the exhibits don't work. It would be more fun if there had some sort of rotation and kept everything working well. If you haven't ever been though it's worth one trip.
  • This is a great weekday or weekend destination. The museum has quite a lot to see. Very reasonably priced. Friendly and helpful staff.
  • I just love this place so much fun for children and adults alike. The first Saturday of the month is childrens day..
  • awesome museum for kids and adults alike! do yourself and others a favor and give this place a visit.
  • Good for the family with kids, educational, lot of new informations.

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