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California Living Museum, Bakersfield, California

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Distance from city center: 8.8mi
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added on the 8th of February, 2011
Being more than just a zoo with animals like roadrunners, desert cottontail, vultures, reptiles and many other birds, the California Living Museum hosts also the home of native Californian flora and fauna. Child-friendly and easily accessible, the museum is just the place to be on a Sunday afternoon.

They also have an aquarium where you can watch the Sacramento sucker or the hardhead, two species native to California. Being open 7 days a week, you can go on a visit every time you want.

10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93306, USA

Kids $5, adults $9

Opening Hours:
9am-5pm daily.

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