Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

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

Serving our community and Visitors as an Educational resource for over 21 years ! 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who has made the museum a success! 

 

MAY 14th Spectacular Word of Science! 11:30am - 4:30 pm At the Marriott Convention Center Downtown!  (801Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield) 

This is a Family Fun Event focusing on Science, Engineering and Technology.  Children, families and persons of all ages can explore and enjoy science up close at this event. Enjoy the afternoon with filled with Science experiments, demonstrations, hands-on interactive projects and observation areas. This year guest speaker award winning photo Journalist Max Becherer will present a geological journey and Wild life specialist Vicky Monroe.   Key note speaker Astronaut Col. Searfoss will present “Launch your dreams a Astronauts view”  Both Mr Becherer and Col. Searfoss will have their books for sale and signing at this event. Enjoy the many demonstrations of Weird Wacky Science with Dr. Dave and Ron Hughes Weird Scientists, and many other Engaging Science Activities.

Advance Tickets available adults $9, children $7 at Buena Vista Museum or by calling 661 324 6350.  At the door of event Adults $12, Children $9

For more information about Spring 2016 Events call 661-324-6350 or  Click here     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 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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