Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

Welcome to the Museum's Website!

Open Hours: Thursday, Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday10am -4pm and Sundays 12-4pm  Seasonal hours listed on Calendar page.  

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2019 As we reflect on the past 24 years, we gratefully think of all those who have helped the

museum in so many ways now and in the past and say, THANK YOU!  It is with your support the museum continues as a educational resource. 

2019 Calendar of Events  All events are held at Buena Vista Museum [unless indicated at another location] BVM is located at 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301  For reservations Call 661-324- 6350

FEBRUARY   Calendar of Events. 

February 2nd- Family Day: Family Day.  2 Adults and up-to 6 kids only $20!

February 2nd Just for Kids: 10:30AM-noon.  TBA

February 2nd -Rock,Mineral and Fossil Sale: 10AM-4PM; 

February 3rd- Rock, Mineral and Fossil Sale: 12noon-4PM Continued.February 4th  -Kern County Science Alliance meeting: 7pm-9pm 

Feburary 9th  Saturday from 10am -2pm  GRAND OPENING of our Newest Exhibit a Augmented Reality Sandbox,

aka iSandBox  A hi-tech INTERACTIVE sandbox that makes learning science fun! 

February 13th  - Reptile Club of Bakersfield meeting: 7:00 PM 

February 16, 3:00 PM  EARTHQUAKES IN KERN COUNTY  With Geologist Tim Elam

February 21st   -$2 Day: All day, all ages only $2!

For More detailed information about events, programs and please see Museum's Full  Calendar of Events.    

 

Shark Bites News

Fossil Digs!

Would you like to dig fossils?  Then Join the museum team on a Paleontological Dig this fall,  at the Quarries near Sharktooth hill. Choose a one day, two or a three-day Dig. Half day options available too. Click here for registration form Paleo Dig Reservation Form 

All attendees must be BVMNH members and at least 12 yrs of age at the time of dig. To reserve a space call 661-324-6350 or email buenavistamuseum@gmail.com

Dear Museum Friend,

Exciting news from the BVMNH! We're buying our building, and we need your help. Please see the letter from our Executive Director. 

Letter from our Executive Director

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The Museum would like to Acknowledge all of the sponsors who have made generous contributions to the musem