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Kern County Museum, Bakersfield, California

 
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Distance from city center: 1.5mi
Jackie's pictureby Jackie History & Culture travel tip
added on the 8th of February, 2011
While visiting the Kern County Museum you step back in time when the early settlers came to inhabit this rich country. When the first inhabitants of Bakersfield built up their homes and tried to earn their living with farming and trade. That is what the basic idea of the Museum is all about.

Then there is the fun and entertaining aspect of the place, for example on Christmas or on Halloween when shows and lights make the 'village' the funnest place to be! Don't miss it out on your journey through Bakersfield!

Address:
3801 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA

Price:
Adults $10, children $8

Opening Hours:
Wed-Sun: 10am-5pm

On the web:
http://www.kcmuseum.org/

 
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