Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science  |  2018 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301  |  (661) 324-6350

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Accessibility

BVM strives to provide an enjoyable environment that is inclusive and accessible to everyone. 

If you have any questions about your visit please call (661) 324-6350

or email info@buenavistamuseum.org

Wheelchair Access

All public areas and exhibits at BVM are accessible to visitors with mobility equipment and wheelchairs. 

Elevators

The elevator is located on the east side of the building and can access all three floors of the museum as well as the mezzanine.

Restrooms

Accessible, family restrooms with changing tables are available on the first floor. There is also a first aid station available on the first floor. 

Seating

Seating is available throughout the museum on every floor.

Service Animals

BVM allows trained and certified service animals in all public areas of the museum. 

Vision

The "Oh Zone" provides tactile opportunities to explore through hands-on activities. In addition, there are some exhibits throughout the museum that include touchable objects.

BVM also offers Docent guided group tours, such as our "Sensory Safari" for  groups with visual disabilities. Please contact the museum at (661) 324-6350 for more information or to request a tour.