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

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Upcoming Events
Just For Kids
Sat, Mar 07
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Mar 07, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Our monthly "Just for Kids" program provides entertaining and fun activities that promote science education and learning. Admission to our "Just for Kids" program is only $20 for up to 2 adults and 6 children! Also included is regular admission to the museum!
Roberta Parnell: NASA Mission to Mars
Sat, Mar 14
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Mar 14, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Join NASA/ JPL Solar System Ambassador Roberta Parnell in the Astronomy room. Regular admission fee. Free for members!
$2 Day
Thu, Mar 19
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Mar 19, 10:00 AM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
All day! All ages! Admission only $2 each
Paleo Workshop - Mark Hodson
Sat, Mar 21
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Mar 21, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Join Mark Hodson for hands-on advanced training in identification, field and lab preparation as well as preservation and restoration techniques for paleontological specimens. Space is limited, reserve your spot now.
Spectacular World of Science!
Sat, Mar 28
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Mar 28, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Enjoy a day with live demonstrations, experiments and interactive hands on activities for all ages at our 10th annual Spectacular World of Science! Kern County Youth Science Fair winners will also present their exhibits one more time before going to the state competition!
Smithsonian Museum Day!
Sat, Apr 04
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Apr 04, 10:00 AM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Free admission with coupon!
Spring Paleo Dig!
Fri, Apr 17
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Apr 17, 7:00 AM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Spend the day digging for Miocene fossils at the world class Sharktooth Hill bonebed!
Spring Paleo Dig!
Sat, Apr 18
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Apr 18, 7:00 AM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Spend the day digging for Miocene fossils at the world class Sharktooth Hill bonebed!
Spring Paleo Dig!
Sun, Apr 19
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
Apr 19, 7:00 AM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Spend the day digging for Miocene fossils at the world class Sharktooth Hill bonebed!
Mark Hodson: Paleoclimatology
Sat, May 09
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
May 09, 2:00 PM
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
Join local Mark Hodson for an informative discussion. Regular admission fee. Free for members!