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School Tour

School tours led by docents

  • 1 h 30 min
  • $4 student, $7 adult
  • Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science

Service Description

BVM is the only museum in central California with exhibits on anatomy, astronomy, anthropology, archeology, biology, geology and paleontology. All in one location. Led by trained Docents, school groups will: Inspect a world class collection of 15 million year old Miocene fossil specimens from local Sharktooth hill. The Miocene was a time when Bakersfield was covered by an ocean and home to the giant megalodon. Enjoy a glimpse of how some of the earliest Californians lived through our life size Native American Lifeways exhibit. ​A significant geology section including a stunning collection of gems an minerals. ​Experience the diversity of life through our North American and African Animals exhibits. ​Explore tactile and hands-on science learning in the "Oh Zone."

Contact Details

  • Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science, Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, USA

    (661) 324-6350

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