Directions & Parking

Buena Vista Museum is located in downtown Bakersfield on Chester Avenue between 20th St. and 21st St. The museum is easy to access by car, public transportation or bike.


2018 Chester Avenue

Bakersfield, CA 93301


The main entrance is located on the west side of the building. 


Parking for the museum is available on Chester Ave. and adjacent streets .


The Golden Empire Transit (GET) Downtown Transit Center is conveniently located only one block north of the museum. 

Visit GET to plan your trip.


BVM is located just over 1 mile northwest of the Bakersfield Amtrack station (BFD). The BFD station is part of the "San Joaquins" Amtrack train route which runs from Bakersfield to Sacramento and the Bay Area. For more info, visit Amtrack to plan your trip.