Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

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Open Hours: Thursday, Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday10am -4pm and Sundays 12-4pm

2019 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. 

 

Our Mission is to educate, engage, and inspire our community to explore the wonders of Science through enrichment activities, exhibits, and special programs.

 

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

See Calendar of Events.

October 9th: Reptile Club: 7:00 PM Meets at the Buena Vista Museum 

October 12th: Volunteer Orientation: 10am – 2pm 

October 17th: $2 Day: All day, all ages only $2!

October 19th: Pumpkin Dinosaurs: turn a Pumpkin into a Dinosaur! 10:30am-11:30am. reservations needed

October 25th & 26th:Night at the Museum:Flashlight tour in the dark. reservations needed. 

Call 661-324- 6350 or more details on events and programs click here Calendar of Events. 

Shark Bites News

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer 2019 Newsletter

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