The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science began in 1995 as a small exhibit at California Living Museum (CALM). Through the years, BVM has grown tremendously every year.
In November 2006, with help from the Native American Preservation Council of Kern County, BVM opened the new “Native American Lifeways” exhibit. This exhibit portrays a full scale ....
In September of 2007 the museum opened phase I, and in 2008 Phase II, of the “Oh! Zone.” This area is a hands-on interactive nature discovery center that provides mind stimulating activities for children, parents and teachers.
Today, the exhibits are housed in a 20,000 square foot building containing three and half floors. Here, you can find world class specimens, exhibits, classrooms, a paleo-laboratory and secure storage areas.