Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

Welcome to the Museum's New Website!

OPEN  Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10am -4pm and Sundays 12-4pm (Sunday hours subject to change please call ahead) 

In 2015 BVM CELEBRATES 20 YEARS of operations and serving our community as an Educational resource! 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who has helped make the museum a success!

HAVE YOU HEARD?  WE ARE BUYING OUR BUILDING!  AND WE NEED YOUR HELP! 

Please see the message from our Presdent (please click on box in the lower part this page or Winter Newsletter for more details).

Calendar of Events 

February 28, 2015 3:00pm to 5:00pm  "Archaeobotany of Tell El Hibeh, Egypt"  Presented by  John P. Stegall  & Dr. Robert M. Yohe II 

March 6th , 7th , 8th  Paleo Dig Near the Famous Sharktooth Hill  Join the museum field guides on an adventure to Sharktooth hill area. For registration or more information contact BVMNH 661-324-6350  or Click here for Paleo Dig Reservation Form   

March 7th is FAMILY DAY at BVM 10am- 4pm  2 adults and up to 6 kids admission is only $20! Ask at register for Family Day Special admission price

March 7th 10:30-12 noon "Just for Kids"  Presented by Dr Collett  Learn the facts of faults and earthquakes.

March 7, 3:00 PM HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE GRAND CANYON Join local geologist Tim Elam as he takes you on a rich photographic tour of the geology, and history of the Grand Canyon. 

March 14th  2 PM  “The Rock Art of Kern County”  Please Join Native American Rock Art specialist and Archaeologist Jack Sprague for photographic tour of rock art sites located within Kern Co. 

For more details about the above museum events click here  Calendar of Events.

 

Shark Bites News

Winter 2014 Newsletter

A news letter detailing the events at the museum during spring 2015

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. 

All attendees must be BVMNH members and at least 12 yrs of age at 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 board president. 

Letter from our board president

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