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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  • Just recently visited for the first time and thought it would be like a normal museum very quiet but to my surprise they had so much to do. It is a older small building but the exhibits are awesome. The employee's are very polite and very informative. I loved the bottom level for children. Definelty will be returning.
  • Friendly and welcoming staff that went out of their way to get us discounts that were available to us. The museum itself is 3 stories with lots of great exhibits. From the street it doesn't look too awesome but inside it's a perfect Saturday morning spot for kids 4-Adult.
  • 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.
  • Really liked it my girls want to come back really good information on all there historical stuff and staff really nice and helpful
  • Many great Dinosaur skeletal remains displayed and awesome minerals and rocks in this museum. Great for members of the family to see.
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