Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

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

HAPPY 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    Calendar of Events. 

 

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

APRIL 

APRIL 6th BVM presents The Spectacular World of Science:

APRIL 11-14th Spring Paleo Dig: Looking to find some buried treasure? 

Paleo Dig Reservation Form    or email info@Buenavistamuseum.org                                                                              

 April 26th Volunteer Appreciation and 24th Anniversary Dinner, More info soon

 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