Kern County Museum, Bakersfield

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  • Nice historical museum just north of town which can be covered in a couple of hours with an adult entry fee of $10 which is about right. Highlight was the Black Gold exhibit which was very educational...  more »
  • Good selection of Kern County history and "Black Gold" about Kern County's oil production is worth the price of admission. All about the history and science (geology) and engineering of oil extraction...  more »
  • This is one of the best places to educate yourself on the local history of Bakersfield and the surrounding areas. From agriculture to the oil business this place has it all. Walk through the restored ...  more »
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  • Many historical findings and tons of knowledge of Kern county as well as popular events. I give the Kern museum five stars for sure
  • Quaint museum with local history. Had a wedding here with lots of room for guests.. staff was helpful and great to all in the wedding party and guests allike.
  • I love the old historic buildings, walking around the nice neighborhood like ambiance, took me back in time. The oil field exhibits where very interesting.
  • So interesting, so nice. A lot of history in one place. We love it!
  • This place is cool. Nice place to take your family. Makes a a good place and pictures for weddings and events. Be careful they do have strict rules

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