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Open Hours: Thursday, Friday, 9am-4pm, Saturday10am - 4pm and Sundays 12-4pm
Wednesday Hours have been extended through January31st, Open a ½ day on Wednesdays 9am-1pm
HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2019
We reflect on past 24 years and gratefully think of all those who have helped the museum in so many ways now and in the past... to simply say, THANK YOU!
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
January 19th_ Presentation: “ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF KERN COUNTY” 3:00PM join geologist Tim Elam
February 2nd- Family Day: Family Day.
February 2nd Just for Kids: 10:30AM-noon. TBA
February 2nd Rock and Mineral Sale: 10AM-4PM
February 3rd- Rock and Mineral Sale: 12noon-4PM
For More detailed information about events, programs and Museums Full Calendar of Events.
Shark Bites News
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 email@example.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.
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