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 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. 

APRIL 

April 18th -$2 Day: All day, all ages only $2!

April 21st – Closed for Holiday

April 26th – Our 24th Anniversary Volunteer Dinner:  

 April 27th –Presentation and book signing: “Fossil Birds of Kern County”. 2pm-4pm by John P. Stegall

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