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 in JANUARY 2020

Museum Art Gallery

Winners: 1st Annual Award Show

Museum Art Gallery

Now Through January 31, 2020


Display Cabinet                                                                  

Tap Beer Pull Handles

Cabinet in the Museum Art Gallery

All Month of January


Field Trip: Beatty, Nevada

from Paul’s Place, Weldon, 8:30 AM

Wed January 16 – Thurs Jan 17


Board of Directors Meeting

Museum Annex

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.


General Membership Meeting

Charlie Busch: Radio in Kern River Valley

Senior Center, Lake Isabella

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.


Education Program

Tim Kelly, Mining Mysteries

Museum Annex

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.