The Kern River Valley Historical Society is celebrating over 50 years of operation! Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. The Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville, next to the Post Office, welcomes visitors to explore our rich history.

What's Happening

The following Businesses and Organizations Support the Museum:
**Indicates Corporate Membership
 
  • Able Process Service & Investigative Research
  • AltaOne Federal Credit Union
  • Antiques by Hix
  • Betty B's Justin Tyme cottage rentals
  • Chuck Barbee Film/Video
  • Chuck Richards Whitewater, Inc.
  • Click Realty
  • Commercial Developers, Inc.
  • Creighton Farm
  • Edward Jones Investments  760-379-1722
  • Golden State Surplus
  • Greater Bakersfield Visitor & Convention Bureau
  • **Hyside Whitewater Inflatables
  • **Kern County Museum Foundation
  • ++Kern Lodge
  • Kern River Courier
  • Kern River Valley Art Association
  • Kern River Valley Garage Doors
  • Kern River Valley Library
  • Kern River Valley Woman’s Club
  • Kern Valley Auto Body
  • Kern Valley Canyon Connection
  • Kern Valley Sun
  • Kernville Chamber of Commerce
  • KRV Cemetery District
  • KRV Paiute Council
  • KV Veterinary Clinic
  • L & M Lumber
  • Lah-De-Dah
  • Lake Design
  • **Law Office of Sheri Connelly Vining
  • Law Offices of Phyllis M. Hix
  • Lore’s Loft
  • Malone Photography
  • Mike Morgan Welding
  • **Newman’s IR Mapping, Kernville
  • Out of the Blue
  • Petal Pusher Plus
  • Petersen Consulting
  • **Pro-Tec Carpet Care
  • **Rankin Ranch, Inc.
  • Redbud ConstructionRhodeshow Productions
  • **River View RV Park
  • **Rivernook Campground
  • RJ Smith Construction
  • Rossback and Sons Pumping
  • Rustic Antiques
  • **Sierra Gateway Markets
  • Sierrra South
  • Silver City Ghost Town
  • Silver Mine Studio
  • SoSanJoaguinValley Arch Info Center
  • South Fork Woman’s Club
  • **Southern California Edison
  • Southern Sierra Properties
  • Teton Peak Log Homes
  • The Feed Barn Grooming
  • The Fence Post
  • The Furniture Store
  • The Kern Lodge
  • **The Lodge at Painted Rock, Keyesville
  • **Thomas Refuse
  • Tim’s Auto Glass
  • Trudell Hearn Drilling Co.
  • Valley Excavating
  • Venice Historical Society
  • West America Bank