Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, Bakersfield

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  • We absolutely enjoyed our visit to the Buena Vista Museum. Because the museum is so small, you can get up close and intimate with the exhibits, which makes the experience so much the better...  more »
  • In three stories that are easy to navigate Kern County's epochs are represented through displays of animal and mineral specimens. Archaeological and anthropological collections are presented in...  more »
  • My 2.5yr old LOVES coming here. He's obsessed with dinosaurs and they have a good sized dinosaur section. The "play room" downstairs has lots of fun stuff but a lot of toys have missing/random parts. But a very educational place. Every 3rd Thursday of the month they have $2 day. We never miss it!!
  • For the area, actually a very interesting and large space for the kids to explore. We spent about 2+ hours there and the kids saw everything and loved it. Small scale "museum", more like really cool discovery zone for children. Bought some fun stuff and went on a discount day so it was only $2 per person!

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